M.Sc. On Campus Online

Space Systems

Florida Institute of Technology

12 months
1241 USD/credit 40953 USD/year
1241 USD/credit 40953 USD/year
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The Space Systems program of the Florida Institute of Technology prepares students to perform in a wide variety of technical and managerial sectors in private industry, government agencies, or the military that are involved in the space program.


The Space Systems program of the Florida Institute of Technology trains graduates to plan, design, build, integrate, test launch, operate or manage all forms of space systems, subsystems, launch vehicles, spacecraft, payload, and ground systems.

Training Graduates For Government Or Commercial Space Careers

Space systems experts create enhanced cost efficiency and integration of new technologies. The competencies covered in Florida Tech’s master’s in space systems management program include propulsion systems, power systems, spacecraft environment, astrodynamics, communications and data systems, and spacecraft dynamics and control.

Career Paths

There are several career paths for individuals who earn a master’s in space systems, including space systems engineer, space systems operations, and space systems research. Graduates from Florida Tech are hired by private and government organizations, including Harris Corporation, Boeing, the US military, the European Space Agency, the Federal Aviation Agency, and NASA, among others. Two graduates of the program have even become NASA astronauts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Space Systems
  • Space Propulsion Systems
  • Space Power Systems
  • Space Communications and Data Systems
  • Spacecraft Environment
  • Space Systems Astrodynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the Master of Science in Space Systems program requires a bachelor’s degree in a recognized field of engineering or physical science from an accredited curriculum.
  • Coursework must have included mathematics through differential equations and at least one year of calculus-based physics.
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40953 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    40953 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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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