Astrophysical Sciences & Technology PhD
Get an immediate jump start into today's high-paying, innovative technology industries with an Astrophysical Sciences & Technology PhD from RIT. Some of today's most sought after, recession-proof math and science-related disciplines like PhD Programs are waiting for you at RIT. So don't wait: get in touch today to discover more about RIT's programs!
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. RIT's doctorate program in astrophysical sciences and technology focuses on the underlying physics of phenomena beyond the Earth, and on the development of the technologies, instruments, data analysis, and modeling techniques that will enable the next major strides in the field. The multidisciplinary emphasis of this program, jointly offered by the department of physics, the School of Mathematical Sciences, and the Center for Imaging Science, sets it apart from conventional astrophysics graduate programs at traditional research universities.
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Get a qualification from RIT and a world of opportunity opens up. Our partnerships with countless national and international corporate and government entities will give you unparalleled opportunities for research and career placement, while our faculty members are internationally respected for important contributions in their respective fields.
Completing a PhD in Astrophysical Sciences & Technology at RIT can also help to enhance your earning potential. More than 400 domestic and international employers attended our most recent career fair to meet our graduates. Most universities are satisfied if they attract 100! Moreover, once you've reached your goal of obtaining an education at RIT you'll be networked with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni who are dedicated to assisting graduates find employment suited to their qualification.
Each year motivated scholars find themselves at home in RIT's innovative learning community. Develop personal and professional interests with our academic offerings and prepare for long-term career success in a global community. We can provide you with options that will allow you to study astrophysical sciences & technology in a way that works best for you. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.