## About this program

A program that focuses on the theoretical and observational study of the structure, properties, and behavior of stars, star systems and clusters, stellar life cycles, and related phenomena. Includes instruction in cosmology, plasma kinetics, stellar physics, convolution and non-equilibrium radiation transfer theory, non-Euclidean geometries, mathematical modeling, galactic structure theory, and relativistic astronomy.

## Career Opportunities

### Earth, Marine and Space Professors

teach courses in the physical sciences, except chemistry and physics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

$104710

Master's degree

Strong job growth

High job satisfaction

### Astronomers

observe, research, and interpret astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge or apply such information to practical problems.

$126250

Doctoral degree

Strong job growth

### Physicists

conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.

$137700

Doctoral degree

Strong job growth

High job satisfaction

### Natural Sciences Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

$154930

Bachelor's degree

High job satisfaction

**Personality Match**

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