Graduate Certificate in Space Operations
University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Space Operations program involves only a fraction of the coursework required for a master's degree, and can be completed in less than two years. Courses cover topics in:

  • Fundamentals of Astronautics
  • Space Communications
  • Remote Sensing in Space
  • Space Policy 
  • Systems Engineering Processes 


This program requires 15 credits for completion.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field from an accredited university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and two years of experience working in a related field
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Evidence of mathematical maturity equivalent to completion of the following university-level coursework: Calculus I, Linear Algebra, Physics I (calculus-based)

School Accreditation Statement

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