Campus Astronomy and Astrophysics Masters United States Graduate Programs
A masters degree in astronomy could be a good fit for those with a background in physics. Potential career options include becoming an astronomer, working in engineering, becoming an educator and much more.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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
- San Diego, CASan Diego, CA
San Diego State University
Two year MS program includes 5 core astronomy courses + 4 elective courses + research thesis. Excellent preparation for PhD or for a career in teachin...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- Boulder, COBoulder, CO
University of Colorado - Boulder
- Iowa City, IAIowa City, IA
University of Iowa
The department has a strong tradition of research in radio astronomy, particularly in investigations using radio interferometry.
- Charlottesville, VACharlottesville, VA
University of Virginia
- Atlanta, GAAtlanta, GA
Georgia State University
The Department of Physics and Astronomy works closely with the graduate students on theoretical and experimental research in the following areas: atomic physics, biophysics, molecular physics, nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, astronomy, and as...
- University Park, PAUniversity Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University
Graduate instruction and research opportunities are available in theoretical, experimental, and observational astronomy and astrophysics.
- Twin Cities, MNTwin Cities, MN
University of Minnesota
- College Park, MDCollege Park, MD
University of Maryland - College Park
- Bloomington, INBloomington, IN
- San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
University of California - Berkeley
- 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...
- 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.
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida