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

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Space Studies

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

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. Undergraduate classes average 18 students.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

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

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Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

$285
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate 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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