Bachelor of Science in Space Studies / Astronomy
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 astronomy concentration is designed to prepare you for employment in the observatory, planetarium, or science center environment. A range of courses are offered that prepare you for graduate work in the space studies field. You’ll acquire experience with the university’s new 24-inch robotic telescope.


  • 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