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Master of Science in Astronautical Engineering

Program Details

The University of Southern California offers an online Master of Science in Astronautical Engineering. Students will learn about the field of space engineering and its elements: designing and building rockets, communications through satellites, space navigational systems, and more.


  • An undergraduate degree in engineering or science from a regionally-accredited university (Mathematics, applied mathematics and computer science majors are welcome to apply if they have taken the equivalent of the three Physics courses usually required for engineering majors)
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average)
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS
  • Satisfactory performance in previous coursework related to the intended major
  • Resume
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission