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Space Systems Management

Florida Institute of Technology

12 months
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1241 USD/credit 44676 USD/year
1241 USD/credit 44676 USD/year
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About

With the Space Systems Management program of the Florida Institute of Technology, students train to hold managerial positions in space systems in government or commercial space programs, engineering firms, high-tech companies, or the military, working with teams of engineers.

Overview

The Space Systems Management 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. Florida Tech is a military-friendly university, and makes many degree programs such as this one available at military bases or online.

Training Graduates For Government Or Commercial Space Careers

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. These are the critical systems, which graduates can expect to be their responsibility once in the workplace. Strategic management, business development, and other management topics are also part of the curriculum.

Collaborative Learning

Students in this interdisciplinary degree program collaborate with colleagues in a variety of aerospace disciplines. Florida Tech professors are working professionals in the field, as are many of the students whose combined experience provides real-world insight about the industry. In lieu of a thesis, students in the master’s in space systems management program complete a one-semester space mission team design project to simulate the real-world challenges faced by modern space systems professionals.

Career Paths

There are several career paths for individuals who earn a master’s in space systems management in government or commercial space programs, engineering firms and high-tech companies. 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Space Systems
  • Space Propulsion Systems
  • Space Power Systems
  • Spacecraft Environment
  • Space Systems Astrodynamics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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 Management 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. Proficiency at the undergraduate level in financial accounting and statistics is also required.
  • Individuals who do not meet the stated requirements for regular admission may petition to take graduate courses for credit as a continuing education applicant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1241 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    44676 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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Funding

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