Graduate Certificate in Archaeoastronomy
University of Oklahoma

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Archeoastronomy is a history degree from the University of Oklahoma.  Archeoastronomy is the study of astronomical knowledge within prehistoric cultures.  Students will learn how this degree in history can be used as a powerful tool in such fields as archaeology and anthropology because the sky has remained essentially the same for centuries.  You will gain a specialized understanding of cultural astronomy research skills and the degree also allows you to focus on a specific topic.  This degree in history provides an applied approach to the study and practice of cultural astronomy. 

Graduates will study such topics as:

  • Archeoastronomy Fundamentals and Methods
  • Astronomy of the Puebloan and Mississippian Cultures  
  • Cultural Astronomy in Latin America 
  • Cultural Astronomy Beyond the Americas 
  • Rigorous Archeoastronomical Research and Publication


  • 12 hours of graduate credit
  • A 3.0 GPA
  • Transcripts
  • A bachelor's degree

School Accreditation Statement

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