Students can earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in physics or a minor in Physics, choosing physics courses and research course topics related to astronomy and astrophysics. Graduate students can earn MS or PhD in Physics with concentration in Astronomy and Astrophysics.
George Washington University students are exposed to a variety of subjects within the field, including the properties of various cosmic objects (such as neutron stars and black holes), hands-on experience with astronomical data analysis and observations, galactic and stellar structure, high-energy phenomena, big bang cosmology and the physical processes of celestial phenomena.
What can I do in the Astronomy field?
Careers include professional astronomer and astrophysicist, researcher and educator.
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