Program Overview

Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career with the online Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) degree from Spring Hill College. Built on a Jesuit, Catholic liberal arts foundation, the program draws from the concepts of logic, justice and political theory and enables you to realize your potential as a changemaker. 

This fully online program allows students to manage their education on top of their everyday life and provides them with the flexibility needed in the modern world. Spring Hill College has been named a College of Distinction for its Division of Business, dedicated faculty and innovate programs.


On Campus


120 Credits

Time To Degree:

2-4 Years

Interdisciplinary Program

Program Outcomes

Spring Hill College’s online BS in Philosophy, Politics and Economics program boasts a diverse curriculum that provides you with a well-rounded, professional skill set. You’ll learn to compose and evaluate arguments in ethics and politics, use quantitative methods in economics and statistics, and develop an aptitude for business profitability.

Career Outlook

There are many career options with a PPE degree. With a curriculum rooted in a strong interdisciplinary base and a focus on social, economic and political issues, you can work in a variety of engaging fields.

Why SHC?

At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is now one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.

We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.

We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.


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  • Thomas Metcalf

    Associate Professor, Director of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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