M.S. In Space Studies
University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences
Grand Forks, USA
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Prepare for a career in space with a broad-based approach that links engineering, science and policy.
UND has the first space studies program of its kind in the world! Our master's degree in Space Studies is a unique educational experience if you are seeking to enter the space field or are an aerospace professional who wishes to expand your breadth of knowledge.
In this master's degree, you’ll gain a broad view of space with a program that includes disciplines such as:
Life support systems
Space policy and law
Space-related aspects of business and management
Specialized Space Training
Your specialized training can be achieved through thesis or non-thesis options with an opportunity to focus in an area of faculty research. Students have participated in vital NASA-funded research, such as design and construction of a Lunar/Mars habitat prototype and pressurized electric rovers. In fact, UND was the first university with a NASA-funded laboratory dedicated to designing and constructing space-exploration and planetary surface exploration suits. UND is also the first university with two fully operational spaceflight simulators.
Receiving the JSC Certificate of Appreciation for 25 years of outstanding service in university education in space studies from the NASA Johnson Space Center, we've spent the last 30 years nurturing our students to success. You'll have the opportunity to join students that produce publications in diverse fields of expertise and serve the space community and nation.
Online Space Studies Master's Degree
If need the flexibility of schedule or location of study, we encourage you to look at our online program option. Whether you're a working professional or deployed for military duty, our faculty have 25+ years of experience supporting the needs of online learners. We understand the unique challenges you may face.