How to Apply

Application to the Master of Arts Program

Students who wish to apply to the Master of Arts Program should submit their application and the following materials to the Graduate college at their website:

  • Transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Sample of written work, preferably a philosophy paper
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • The submission of GRE scores is recommended but not required 

In order to be considered for an Assistantship, applications must be submitted by February 28th for the following fall semester. 

Prerequisites for admission to the program are 24 semester credit hours (at least 18 at the upper-division level) in philosophy including courses in the history of ancient philosophy (PHIL 3113 or equivalent), the history of 17th and 18th century philosophy (PHIL 3213 or equivalents), and a course in logic (PHIL 3003 or equivalent). Students without these prerequisites, but otherwise admissible, may be granted "qualified" or "provisional" status until the prerequisites are satisfied.

If you have questions about the program or application process, please contact Dr. Eric Reitan, the Graduate Advisor.

Dr. Eric Reitan
257 Social Sciences & Humanities
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-7753