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About

The Space Physics program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the only undergraduate space physics program in the U.S. It is designed for students with superior math and science skills who have a strong interest in space-related research. 

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Overview

Space Physics majors work under the direction of research-active physicists who share their passion for understanding the universe. The Space Physics program at ERAU engages students in the scientific side of space exploration through studies of the Earth-Sun environment, atmospheric sciences, aurorae, planetary sciences, laboratory plasma physics, and exoplanets.

A Space Physics program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides a strong experimental physics background, so graduates emerge from the program ready to work in basic or applied research or within the rapidly expanding commercial space industry. Graduates of the program are also well-prepared for careers in medical physics, biophysics, plasma physics, and in the military and security sectors.

Even as an undergraduate, students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of faculty-sponsored research projects, most of which are supported by grants from NASA, the National Science Foundation, and other funding agencies.

Students at ERAU can join a number of campus organizations and clubs to begin professional networking and fully immerse themselves in the field. Examples of these include the student chapter of the Mars Society, Society of Physics Students, and Sigma Pi Sigma, the national physics honors society.

About Space Physics at the Daytona Beach

Part of the Department of Physical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, the B.S. in Space Physics degree program emphasizes the physics of the solar-terrestrial and distant-space environments. 

Students learn how to study the magnetic and electric phenomena that occur in outer space, in the upper atmosphere of planets, and on the sun. In the field, space physicists use ground-based instruments, balloons, rockets, satellites, and deep space probes to study these phenomena.

This program is designed to produce graduates who want to pursue careers in space-related professions or who want to pursue advanced studies in diverse areas of science and engineering.

About Space Physics at the Prescott

The Bachelor of Science in Space Physics degree program lets students explore the fundamental forces in nature through investigating atomic, nuclear and elementary particle systems. This applied physics program is designed to produce graduates prepared for space and aerospace-related careers. Working with a dedicated faculty with state-of-the art labs and equipment, students graduate prepared to promote the exploration of space and add to the body of knowledge in science. 

Because of the strong emphasis on experimental physics, graduates are well-suited to enter a variety of fields in industry and graduate programs. In addition to employment in research and the space program, graduates with physics degrees will pursue diverse space physics careers in fields such as medical physics, biophysics, plasma physics and other areas that utilize physicists, such as the military and security sector.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Current Topics in Space Science
  • Calculus and Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Equations and Matrix Methods
  • Mathematical Methods for Engineering and Physics
  • Chemistry for Engineers
  • Electro-Optical Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

120 SCH

120-121

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission and $50 application fee 
  • Official Transcript
  • All international students must provide a copy of his or her valid passport for immigration purposes. The passport must be valid for at least six months of the semester to which the student is applying.
  • We suggest you submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Proof of Funds - required for student visa purposes ONLY
  • English Language Requirement
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39116 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    39116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39116 USD per year during 48 months.

Daytona Campus Tuition:

  • Florida: 37,344
  • National/International: 39,216

Living costs for Daytona Beach

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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