The exploration of space captures the imagination and inspires generations of space industry professionals and enthusiasts. American Public University offers learners the opportunity to complete a graduate-level education in space studies while learning from actual practitioner-instructors, including a former NASA astronaut.
The Graduate Certificate in Space Studies program is conducted entirely online. This enables working professionals to fit a career-relevant education into their busy schedules. Through this innovative program, students learn advanced laws of planetary motion and gravitation, and how to evaluate the political and commercial significance of national, international, and commercial space missions and joint operations.
American Public University consults with industry advisory councils to verity that the online Space Studies program keeps pace with recent changes and emerging trends in space exploration. Courses are also taught by expert practitioners. Many of the professors in the Space Studies program bring a wealth of field experience as leaders working in 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.