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

Program Details

The online master’s degree in Space Studies with a concentration in Space Policy cultivates future leaders in the space industry. Individuals with a history in administration or business are well suited for this program to prepare for high-level roles with NASA or commercial space operations.

The curriculum was designed by former NASA astronaut Dr. James Reilly, a veteran of three shuttle missions and five spacewalks. The program features in-depth research projects to prepare students for the challenges associated with space exploration. Courses are taught by experienced leaders in the astronomy and aerospace fields.

Topics covered in this concentration include:

  • Current and emerging space powers
  • National space organization
  • Space operations structure and design
  • Space cooperation and diplomacy
  • Space law

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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