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An Online Graduate Certificate in Space Studies That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Space Studies

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.

The Graduate Certificate in Space Studies program, designed by a former NASA astronaut, 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.

A University Built For You

Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 11 students.

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APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable
Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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