Using a curriculum designed by a former NASA astronaut, at the Space Studies Associate Degree (AD) from the American Public University you’ll learn current and historical concepts in astronomy, planetary science, space policy, and space flight, taught by expert practitioners. Faculty include scientists and current NASA engineers.
In addition, you’ll enjoy access to a state-of-the-art, remote-controlled observatory and a fully online 24-inch aperture telescope. You can also participate in ongoing telescope research projects, such as our supernova research project.
Up to 60 class credits from this online associate degree may be transferred to our bachelor’s program in space studies, saving you time and money.
What You Will Do
- Apply knowledge of mathematics, earth science, and space science to identify and solve space/earth studies problems
- Conduct experiments, analyze, and interpret data
- Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- Assess ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
- Function on multidisciplinary teams
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Chemistry with Lab
- College Trigonometry
- Astronomy with Lab
- Planetary Science with Lab
- Space Flight
- History of Space Flight
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesChemistry Astronomy & Space Sciences Geology View 5 other Masters in Geology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
$250 with military grant
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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