Rizal Technological University
Department of Astronomy



Academic Programs

Bachelor of Science in Astronomy Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Astronomy Technology is a five-year intensive program designed to prepare undergraduate students to become future research scientists and technologists in the field of astronomy. The program itself is a merging of two well established sciences, Astronomy and Engineering, as evidenced by the number of astronomy and technology-related courses required to earn the degree.


Graduate Diploma in Astronomy

The Diploma in Astronomy is a Postgraduate degree program that can be completed in two semesters and one summer session. It is designed for astronomy educators, beginning to advanced amateur astronomers, and casual enthusiasts. Prospective students should have a prior Bachelor's degree in order to enroll in this program.


Master of Science in Astronomy

The Rizal Technological University was the first institution of higher learning in the Philippines to offer a graduate degree program in Astronomy, the Master of Science in Astronomy. The program was created to form future research astronomers and leaders in formal astronomy education in the country.


For inquiries regarding the department and programs offered, please do e-mail the chair of RTU Astronomy department, Dr. Jesus Rodrigo F. Torres.


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