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Suffolk University

Department of Philosophy

Boston, MA

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Suffolk University

Overview

Suffolk University / Department of Philosophy is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Ethics and public policy
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Administration of higher education
(Certificate) Disability services
Master of Education (M Ed) Administration of higher education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT, GMAT
Internship or thesis; practicum (for M Ed)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
18
Accepted
3
Enrolled
75%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of professional goals, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
61%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.67%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.33%
Unknown 1.67%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 2

Research

Focus of faculty research: Predicting competent Head Start preschoolers, cultural differences, school counseling technology, sibling attachment in divorce cases, consequences of ethical breaches by human resource professionals
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108-2770
United States
Contact Dr. Greg Fried
Chair of Philosophy Department
Email: gfried@suffolk.edu
Phone: 617-573-8109