Master of Science in Space Studies / Space Policy
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 Space Policy concentration cultivates leaders in the space industry, not only in NASA, but in the commercial realm of space operations. This concentration is ideal if you already have an administrative or business background. Coursework includes space diplomacy and law, space operations and organizations, as well as the historical, political, economic, legal, commercial, scientific, and technical challenges comprising this complex and rapidly changing discipline.

Requirements

  • 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