The Doctoral Program in Physics and Astronomy at Washington State University is an immersive education that focuses on the development of leadership skills and a strong understanding of quantitative reasoning. The program consists of four years of intensive study focusing on research activities and courses that help to foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students will have the chance to work in a collaborative environment, engaging with faculty members and peers as well as conducting their own research projects both on campus and at national laboratories. In addition, they will gain invaluable experience in teaching, which can lead to careers as professors or researchers at universities or research institutes. With its progressive environment and rigorous curriculum, this program provides students with the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to become leaders in the field of physics and astronomy, making significant contributions towards technological advances that improve our quality of life.