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

Program Details

The Master of Science in Space Studies is an interdisciplinary degree that examines the historical, political, economic, legal, commercial, scientific, and technical challenges comprising this complex and rapidly changing discipline. Through in-depth research and academic projects, the curriculum is designed to prepare well-rounded scholars and leaders to meet challenges associated with humankind’s exploration and usage of space. This master’s program is taught by space and aerospace leaders and practitioners.

The Aerospace Science concentration explores aerodynamics and propulsion systems, and their use in creating reliable aircraft and rockets. Topics include rocket theory and the potential future of rocketry. 


  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Official bachelor’s or master’s transcript showing conferral of degree

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission