The Undergraduate Certificate in Space Studies is facilitated entirely online. Working professionals have the flexibility to study this fascinating discipline and earn a quality degree while balancing their busy schedules. Learners gain foundational knowledge about the history and evolution of space flight and other essential areas of space studies including exploration, astronomy, government and industry participants, and fundamentals of orbital mechanics. This unique program is also designed to prepare learners seeking to advance into a baccalaureate program in space studies or related disciplines.
Courses at American Public University are taught by expert practitioners. Many of the professors in the Space Studies program bring a wealth of field experience as leaders working in national and private space, aerospace, and related organizations. Students also connect and interact online with American Public University’s expansive network of working professionals and space industry enthusiasts.