M.Sc. On Campus

Space Sciences

Florida Institute of Technology

12 months
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
1241 USD/credit 37230 USD/year
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Space Sciences at Florida Institute of Technology have set the standard since 1958, successfully preparing students for high-tech careers at top space agencies, research firms and government organizations.


The Space Sciences program at Florida Institute of Technology includes a wide range of space-related fields, including stellar and extragalactic astrophysics, cosmology and the origin and evolution of the universe, solar-terrestrial interrelation, cosmic ray physics, and exo-planets, to name a few.

Why Pursue A Master's In Space Sciences At Florida Tech?

When considering a university for a space science master’s degree, consider that Florida Tech has one of the most well-respected programs in the country. In fact, the university’s undergraduate astronomy and astrophysics program was the first such program in the world.

Florida Tech is the lead institution for the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA), which operates automated one-meter-class telescopes at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, and at Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory in Chile.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering 
  • Analytical Mechanics 
  • Electromagnetic Theory 
  • Quantum Mechanics 
  • Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students looking to enroll in a master's degree program at Florida Tech must hold a bachelor's degree (four-year degree) in a related field from a recognized, regionally accredited college or university (or the international equivalent).
  • Applicants must have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 as an undergraduate in order to be considered for admission to a Florida Tech master's degree program.
  • If a student demonstrates acceptable undergraduate achievement but has subject-specific course deficiencies, the academic department that oversees the program will specify the criteria that must be met to make up for them.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1030 - 1585 USD /month
Living costs

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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.

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