Bachelor of Science in Space Studies / Aerospace Science
American Public University System

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Space Studies degree program contains a unique blend of the study of space science, management, operations, economy, and national security. Students are given additional flexibility to focus on specialized topics regarding space station, satellite, and spacecraft operations, as well as astronomy and space exploration.

The aerospace science concentration provides an in-depth study of space transportation systems. You take courses with comprehensive overviews of such topics as rocket propulsion, orbital mechanics, launch / reentry systems, and spacecraft design.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission