Doctorates and PhDs in Astronomy and Astrophysics
While studying for a doctorate in astronomy, you'll experience writing research papers, gain exposure to specialized topics in the field, learn theoretical techniques and much more. Sound interesting? Learn more about these graduate programs today!
- Rochester, NYRochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology
There has never been a more exciting time to study the universe beyond the confines of the Earth. A new generation of advanced ground-based and space-borne telescopes and enormous increases in computing power are enabling a golden age of astrophysics...
- Rochester, NY
- New Haven, CTNew Haven, CT
Solar and stellar astrophysics, observational and theoretical galactic astronomy, astrometry, extragalactic astronomy, radio astronomy, high energy ph...
- Pullman, WAPullman, WA
Washington State University
Areas of interest: Astronomy, Materials Science, Nuclear Physics, Optical Physics, Theoretical and Computational Physics...
- Ames, IAAmes, IA
Iowa State University
- Socorro, NMSocorro, NM
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
New Mexico Tech Astronomical Research Facilities;Magdalena Ridge Observatory - optical/IR single telescope + interferometer, presently under construction;Etscorn Campus Observatory - Student Training;2 Element Radio Interferometer - Student...
- Las Cruces, NMLas Cruces, NM
New Mexico State University
The Astronomy Department at NMSU offers programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Graduate coursework includes, but not limited to, topics in astrophysics, stellar atmospheres, observational techniques, the interstel...
- East Lansing, MIEast Lansing, MI
Michigan State University
- Princeton, NJPrinceton, NJ
The focus of our program is on training students through exposure to state-of-the-art research.
- Charlottesville, VACharlottesville, VA
University of Virginia
- Brownsville, TXBrownsville, TX
University of Texas At Brownsville
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (MS) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. Each student develops a course of study and research program, with assistance from a major professor, that...
- Urbana, ILUrbana, IL
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
The goal of the graduate program in astronomy is to provide broadly based training in modern astrophysics and astronomy for a small and carefully selected student body.
- Pasadena, CAPasadena, CA
California Institute Of Technology
Caltech astronomers and astrophysicists study the sun, supernovae, pulsars, stellar structure and evolution,stellar atmospheres, interstellar and inte...
- Honolulu, HIHonolulu, HI
University of Hawaii At Manoa
The University of Hawaii offers a broad graduate program that is focussed on the PhD. Students are guided by a 30-strong graduate faculty based in the university's Institute for Astronomy. Most student research programs are carried out with the telescop...
- Glenrothes, United KingdomGlenrothes, United Kingdom
University of St Andrews
Physics, Physics with electronics, Physics with photonics, Physics with solid state sciences, Astrophysics,Theoretical physics, Mathematics and theoretical physics, Mathematics and physics, Chemistry and physics,Computer science and physics, Logic and p...
- Ann Arbor, MIAnn Arbor, MI
University of Michigan
A wide variety of research, outreach, teaching, and coursework opportunities are available to astronomy graduate students at the University of Michigan. World-class resources, including the twin Magellan 6.5-m telescopes, the 1.3 and 2.4-m telescopes at...
- Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
University of California - Los Angeles
- Boulder, COBoulder, CO
University of Colorado - Boulder
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
- Houston, TXHouston, TX
Theoretical astrophysics concentrates on numerous topics related to compact objects - white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Observational astronomy and astrophysics research is conducted in multi wavelength imagery and spectroscopy studies of "a...
- Melbourne, FLMelbourne, FL
Florida Institute of Technology
The space sciences graduate program stresses many subfields of space studies, such as stellar and extragalactic astrophysics, solar-terrestrial interrelation (space weather, solar energetic particles), cosmic ray physics, energetic radiation from thunde...
- Flagstaff, AZFlagstaff, AZ
Northern Arizona University
PhD students in the program will build skills and knowledge through formal class work and an original research project. Students will take ten core classes during their first two years in the program. Five of the core classes will focus on the development...
- Cambridge, MACambridge, MA
- Austin, TXAustin, TX
University of Texas at Austin
The Department of Astronomy at the University of Texas is one of the largest in the United States, with twenty-two teaching faculty, seventeen research scientists, a number of research associates and postdoctoral fellows, and about 31 graduate students.
- Rochester, NYRochester, NY
University of Rochester
- Brighton, United KingdomBrighton, United Kingdom
University of Sussex