About the Program
Start your career with the Astronomy program at HCC. Find courses and faculty, as well as program information.
AWARD TYPES: Courses Only
AREA OF STUDY: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
The Astronomy Program at HCC offers courses for students who need to complete core curriculum science requirements or pursue careers in physics, engineering or astronomy.
There are 7 Astronomers employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 14.3% over the next four years.
- Upon completion of a graduate degree, the median salary for an Astronomer is $57.66 hourly, $120,000 anually.