Graduate Certificate in Astrodynamics & Satellite Navigation Systems
University of Colorado Boulder

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Astrodynamics & Satellite Navigation Systems program is essentially a specialization of the Aerospace Engineering Sciences Master of Science degree in the ASN focus area with additional requirements for breadth and depth in the ASN area. Students gain knowledge and skills that will make them more desirable to future employers looking for astrodynamics and satellite navigation specialists by completing course work in areas such as:

  • Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics & Control
  • Statistical Estimation for Dynamical Systems 
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems 


  • Unofficial copy of transcript(s)
  • Personal statement
  • Undergraduate courses in calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations
  • Two semesters of undergraduate calculus-based physics
  • At least two semesters of upper-division undergraduate courses in engineering or physics
  • A baccalaureate degree in engineering, science, or mathematics from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or have the equivalent
  • An undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.40

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission