Master of Science (M.S.) in Astrophysics Program By Iowa State University |Top Universities

Master of Science (M.S.) in Astrophysics

Master of Science (M.S.) in Astrophysics

  • QS World University Rankings
    =494
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months

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The department offer studies for the degree master of science with majors at both levels in applied physics, astrophysics, condensed matter physics, high energy physics, nuclear physics, and physics; and minor credit courses for students majoring in other departments. Facilities of various research groups of the department, the Ames Laboratory, and the Applied Science Center, including the Microelectronics Research Center, are available for research. Graduates have a broad understanding of physical science, as well as mastery of state-of-the-art methods in their area of specialization. They are able to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences, from the general public to research colleagues. Their skills in rigorous scientific thinking prepare them for leadership in the broader community. They are skilled in carrying out research, communicating research results, and soliciting research support. They have considerable teaching experience. They have developed problem solving skills that prepare them for careers in either industry or academia.