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!
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
University of Washington
Ours is a close-knit, moderate-sized department with 16 tenured and research faculty and 25 graduate students. This is a high faculty-student ratio. It reflects both the care that our students receive as well as the wide range of scientific interests in...
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Chicago
We work on a wide range of topics at the frontiers of astrophysics.
- Brighton, United KingdomBrighton, United Kingdom
University of Sussex
- Rochester, NYRochester, NY
University of Rochester
- 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.
- Columbus, OHColumbus, OH
Ohio State University
You can select from a number of areas of specialization within the department. These include the following: Observational Programs (Active galactic nuclei and quasars; Astronomical instrumentation; Interstellar medium and gaseous nebulae; Galactic struc...
- Canberra, AustraliaCanberra, Australia
Australian National University, The
The Graduate School of The Australian National University is a cosmopolitan academic community, attracting students from many countries and from all parts of Australia. Approximately 1200 graduate students are enrolled in research degrees (PhD or Master...
- 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...
- Seoul, KoreaSeoul, Korea
Kyung Hee University
Founded in 1954, the Graduate School aims to produce true scholars who, through continuous study of advanced theories and their application to practical fields, acquire qualities required by today's leaders to effectively and responsibly contribute to t...
- 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...
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- Taipei, TaiwanTaipei, Taiwan
National Taiwan University
Atmospheric Science is a science of theory and application combined. Our courses emphasize on the basic training in physics, mathematics, and computer science, as well as applying the knowledge into the real atmosphere. More information on: http://www.
- Nagoya, JapanNagoya, Japan
- 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, KSPrinceton, KS
The focus of our program is on training students through exposure to state-of-the-art research.
- Moscow, RussiaMoscow, Russia
- 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...
- 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...
- Santa Cruz, CASanta Cruz, CA
University of California - Santa Cruz
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida