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Program/Degree
Astronomy and Astrophysics (MS) 
Program Description

We do not admit applicants into a masters program. The masters can only be obtained on route to the Ph.D program if admitted to our Ph.D. program in Astronomy and Astrophysics and intended to complete the Ph.D. 

 
Department/Academic Unit(s)

Astronomy -

The Graduate Program of the University of Arizona Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory trains students to become independent scientists with the knowledge and skills to conduct and communicate world-class astronomical research. A Ph.D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics from the University of Arizona signifies a student’s excellence in research, which is demonstrated through a significant, original, and scholarly contribution to astrophysical knowledge. We admit graduate students who have met high standards of achievement and shown potential for conducting original research, with the expectation that they will succeed in attaining a doctoral degree in astronomy and astrophysics. The academic program is structured in support of this goal, emphasizing research throughout the graduate career; providing mentoring from individual advisors and our interactive community of students, postdocs, scientists, and faculty. Students will gain firsthand experience with the tools and facilities that define the state of the art in our field.

 
College
College of Science  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Michelle Cournoyer
520-621-2289
Graduate Program Coordinator
Michelle Cournoyer
520-621-2289
Director of Graduate Studies
Joshua A Eisner
520-626-7645
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Kristi Renee Davenport
520-626-1930
 
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Admissions Deadlines

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International Applicants:

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International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

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Student Handbook
https://www.as.arizona.edu/graduate-program-astronomy-2  
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Last revised 04 Dec 2018