The PPE Minor allows students to address interdisciplinary decision-making problems that lie at the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics.

Potential Career Paths

Students learning foreign languages

Public and Private Sectors

Due to its interdisciplinarity, analytical rigor, combination of normative and empirical analyses, and emphasis on the development of transferable skills, the PPE Minor prepares students well for a wide variety of careers in the private and public sectors, such as careers in management, marketing, consulting, industry, investment banking, finance, business administration, law, journalism, government, public administration, public policy, health care, international affairs, international development, and non-profit organizations.

 

Graduate School

In addition, the PPE Minor prepares students well for academic programs, especially for law school, medical school, business school, and masters and doctoral programs in philosophy, political science, and economics, as well as related social sciences.

It is worth mentioning that the PPE Minor allows students to develop valuable transferable skills, such as verbal skills, quantitative skills, and writing skills, that prepare students exceptionally well for some of the most common standardized admission tests for graduate school, such as the GRE, LSAT, and GMAT.

Interested in learning to address interdisciplinary decision-making problems that lie at the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics?


If you have questions about pursuing the PPE minor, please contact: Michael Moehler at 540-231-7543 or email: moehler@vt.edu.

Contact Us

Michael Moehler, Director of the PPE Program
229 Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-7543
moehler@vt.edu

Holly BelcherUndergraduate Program Specialist
229 Major Williams Hall 
220 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-4564
hollymb2@vt.edu

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