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Certificate in Space Studies

Program Details

The undergraduate certificate in Space Studies looks at spaceflight history, evolution, exploration, astronomy, and orbital mechanics. This online certificate also surveys the government and industry participants from the space race starting in the ‘60s through today. The curriculum for this online certificate was originally designed by a former NASA astronaut. Students will have the opportunity to learn from leading practitioners working in national and private space, aerospace, and related organizations.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission