Astrophysical Sciences & Technology PhD
Are you ready to jump start your way into a high-paying position in today's innovative technology industries? The Astrophysical Sciences & Technology PhD from RIT is your best first step to getting there. At RIT, over 80 PhD Programs are geared towards some of the most sought after, math and science-related disciplines. So don't wait: contact us today to learn more about the programs at RIT.
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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Studying at RIT opens up a world of opportunity. Imagine the possibility of networking with countless national and international corporate and government entities prepared to give you unparalleled opportunities in research and career placement, in addition to having access to internationally respected faculty members who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.
Earning a PhD in Astrophysical Sciences & Technology at RIT can help to enhance your earning potential. 400 employers from the United States and two foreign countries attended our most recent career fair to discover the talents of our recent graduates. Not only that, but when you complete your education at RIT, you'll be networked with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni who know and respect the power of an RIT qualification.
At RIT, we provide top-notch academics, great facilities and world class faculty. Our distinctive academic offerings are designed to help students develop personal and professional skills that represent an academic boost and the ideal preparation for long-term professional success. 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 get your degree faster.