Western Connecticut State University / Department of Physics, Astronomy and Meteorology is located in Danbury, CT, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Arts (MA)
Earth and planetary sciences
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Terminal master's degree available?
Completion of program in 6 years
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
Master's Degree Requirements
Minimum GPA of 2.5 or GRE; one year each of calculus-based physics and calculus; semester course in differential equations
TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS Paper score: 6
Tuition & Fees
Financial award applicants must submit:
Application deadlines for financial awards
Focus of faculty research:
Data collection and analysis of Gulf Stream surface temperature and circulation; science for visually impaired students including investigations of a satellite orbit, the Moon's surface, spectra of chemical elements and stars, the rotation of the Sun, and the spiral structure of our galaxy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
Location & Contact
181 White Street Danbury, CT 06810-6885 United States
Dr. James P. Boyle Chair Email: email@example.com Phone: 203-837-8671