- Price: USD 35,650
- Level: Degree
- Awarded by: George Mason University
Are you intrigued by the wonders of the universe? The ever expanding and captivating study of astronomy awaits you.
Astronomy majors study the nature of stars, gaseous nebulae, and phenomena like quasars and black holes and take a variety of generalized and specialized courses to meet their own interests. Our unique program blends course work with cutting edge research opportunities involving ground and space based telescopes and state of the art computers.
Students work one on one with faculty doing exciting research at the forefront of physics and astronomy, leading to co-authorship on research presentations at professional meetings. The Physics and Astronomy Department provides an analytical and scientific background for students planning for graduate school, a career in industry, business, or science education. An Astronomy major helps prepare students for graduate school or careers in computer science, medicine, teaching, engineering, patent law, medicine, science writing, or science reporting.
Entry Requirement: Year 11
Intakes: January, August
Course Duration: 4 Years