Prepare for the political, economic, legal, commercial, scientific, and technical challenges associated with human exploration in space with the Space Studies BSc course at the American Public University.
Very few space studies academic programs match the breadth and scope of this innovative online program and its concentration options, including space entrepreneurship. This degree in space studies uses a curriculum designed by a former NASA astronaut who took part in three shuttle missions and five spacewalks. Many faculty include scientists and engineers currently working for NASA, the space industry, and national astronomical observatories.
You’ll also have the opportunity to use the university’s state-of-the-art, remote-controlled observatory, with a fully online 24-inch aperture telescope.
Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:
- Aerospace Science
- Space Policy
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
- Physics with Lab
- Astronomy with Lab
- Planetary Science with Lab
- Chemistry with Lab
- Space Flight
- History of Space Flight
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesPhysics Chemistry Astronomy & Space Sciences View 7 other Bachelors in Astronomy & Space Sciences 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.
International34200 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
National34200 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
$250 with military grant
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