The associate’s degree in Space Studies from American Public University System allows online students to participate in hands-on labs. The curriculum was developed by former NASA astronaut Dr. James Reilly, a veteran of three missions and five spacewalks.
Classes in this online aviation degree explore current and historical concepts in astronomy, planetary science, space policy, and space flight. Students have the opportunity to use the university’s state-of-the-art remote controlled observatory. All credits earned from this degree can be transferred into the school’s Space Studies bachelor’s program.
Some of the course topics available include:
- Planetary science
- Space flight
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.