Study astrophysics and understand the workings of the universe at the most fundamental level.
Gain additional knowledge with a minor in Astrophysics and explore the natural laws of the universe.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a minor in astrophysics?
Physics is the foundation for every other science and engineering field. When you study astrophysics at UND, the universe is your classroom.
This minor features our signature combination of hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty and access to modern equipment. You'll be given opportunities to pursue research and teaching assistantships, and various scholarships. Plus, there are many opportunities for financial aid assistance.
Astrophysics at UND
Experience hands-on learning and build close relationships with faculty to discuss career and scholarly goals.
Participate in the active research of an array of topics such as dark energy, galaxy clusters and interstellar hydrodynamics.
Small classes provide ample opportunity for informal interaction with students and faculty.
Prepare yourself for a job in your focus of study in physics/astrophysics and related disciplines.
A variety of scholarships are available to help you invest in your education.
Not sure if astrophysics is right for you? Try taking Introduction to Astrophysics.
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