The Astronomy Program is designed for students who wish to build considerable knowledge in Astronomy but do not plan a research-oriented career in the field. It is appropriate for students planning careers in secondary school science teaching or science-related administration.
If you're fascinated by the sky above you, or the ground below you, the University of Iowa is the place for you. With state-of-the-art research facilities and nationally ranked programs in the life and natural sciences, Iowa will challenge you as a student and grow you as a scientist. Here, undergraduates have an essential, hands-on role in research. Working side-by-side with our world-renowned faculty from the day you step foot onto campus, you’ll be at the forefront of the newest innovations and discoveries made here every day.