Program Overview

The graduate certificate in Space Studies explores critical space topics, including orbital mechanics, past and current space exploration endeavors, remote sensing, and the role of space in support of modern warfare. This certificate also teaches advanced laws of planetary motion and gravitation, and how to evaluate the political and commercial significance of national, international, and commercial space missions and joint operations. The curriculum for this online program was originally designed by former NASA astronaut and Dean of Science and Technology Dr. James Reilly, veteran of three shuttle missions and five spacewalks. You will have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders in space and aerospace in this 6-course space studies program.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Distance Education Accrediting Commission,North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    A bachelors degree or higher is required.

    School Overview

    Space programs, environmental programs, electrical engineering, cybersecurity, natural science, mathematics, information technology — the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) provides learning in a wide variety of disciplines. Learn from our team of expert practitioners, many of whom have firsthand, real-life experience in the field they teach. In every STEM program, we prepare students for careers applicable to that program. You will receive practical, usable foundational materials that will help you build the groundwork to establish yourself in the workforce. We offer programs to help students cultivate the problem-solving, creative, and technological skills that are vital to our ever-evolving global society. You will join a community of learners from a variety of backgrounds and a faculty that includes scientists, technology leaders, and former astronauts. Our IT programs offer you the critical tools needed for a career in information technology. Whether establishing a foundation in computer application programming or building information systems security, information assurance, or technology management skills—you’ll learn from leaders throughout the business and IT worlds. The environmental studies programs address both the natural and social sciences, focusing on the complex relationships between science, management, and policy and their environmental impact. The space studies programs are interdisciplinary and include the historical, political, economic, legal, commercial, technical, and scientific issues that will shape the field for years to come. As a student, you will have the opportunity to learn from leading scientists and conduct in-depth research projects that will help you prepare for this demanding field. Choose from a broad array of online degrees and certificate programs including: Database Application Development, Enterprise Web Applications, Environmental Science, Information Security Planning, IT Management, Space Studies, and Web Publishing.

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