The University of Arizona


The Center for Astrobiology coordinates multiple educational and public outreach efforts.
The Astrobiology Minor Degree
The College of Science of The University of Arizona now offers an undergraduate and graduate minor in astrobiology.

Purpose and Nature of Program

To train undergraduates and graduates in the interdisciplinary field of astrobiology as a minor to their major area of concentration. Students of astronomy, biosciences, chemistry, geosciences and planetary sciences are often interested 

in studies related to astrobiology. This program will allow students to develop a strong core of understanding in

astrobiology, thus enhancing their specific research in their traditional field of biosciences, astronomy, etc.