United States 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!
- 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...
- Twin Cities, MNTwin Cities, MN
University of Minnesota
- University Park, PAUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
Graduate instruction and research opportunities are available in theoretical, experimental, and observational astronomy and astrophysics.
- San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
University of California - Berkeley
- Denver, CODenver, CO
University of Denver
The Department has major research programs in: - Atmospheric spectroscopy and radiometry, involving worldwide studies of infrared radiation using high-altitude balloons, research aircraft, and ground-based equipment and theoretical studies of molecular...
- 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...
- 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...
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
- East Lansing, MIEast Lansing, MI
Michigan State University
- 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...
- 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...
- Ames, IAAmes, IA
Iowa State University
- Pullman, WAPullman, WA
Washington State University
Areas of interest: Astronomy, Materials Science, Nuclear Physics, Optical Physics, Theoretical and Computational Physics...
- 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...
- Melbourne, FL
- Princeton, KSPrinceton, KS
The focus of our program is on training students through exposure to state-of-the-art research.
- College Park, MDCollege Park, MD
University of Maryland - College Park
- Santa Cruz, CASanta Cruz, CA
University of California - Santa Cruz
- Boston, MABoston, MA
- Tucson, AZTucson, AZ
University of Arizona
The Astronomy Department's graduate program emphasizes research at the frontiers of astrophysics. Areas of concentration are theoretical, observationa...
- 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.
- Cleveland, OHCleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University
- 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...
- 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...