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

Program Details

The Aerospace Science concentration of this online bachelor’s degree in Space Studies provides an in-depth look at space transportation systems. Courses cover topics such as rocket propulsion, orbital mechanics, launch and reentry systems, and spacecraft design.

Students will learn about rocket propulsion fundamentals including propellants, combustion principles, and components. Classes describe the fundamentals of modern space transportation systems from Apollo to NASA’s Space Launch System. The online aerospace engineering degree provides a unique combination of courses in space science, management, operations, economy, and national security.

Some of the areas of study in this degree program include:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Planetary science
  • Space flight
  • Satellite and spacecraft systems

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.