6 months
773 USD/credit 9276 USD/full
773 USD/credit 9276 USD/full
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The Space Operations program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University prepares working professionals to understand the variety of applications in space, including manned and unmanned missions. 

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This Space Operations graduate-level program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides aerospace professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to capitalize on the rapid growth in space systems, operations, and applications.

About Space Operations at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The Space Operations graduate certificate is an online 12-credit program. This specialized curriculum addresses space as applied to the current global space industry.

The program offers a broad understanding of the different aspects of the global space industry, including Applications in Space (Commerce, Defense, Exploration), Space Mission and Launch Operations, Space Habitation and Life Support Systems, Remote Sensing and Satellite Operations. 

In addition to the certificate, students earn 9 graduate-level credits, which can go towards a Master of Science in Aeronautics, a Master of Science in Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability, or a Master of Science in Unmanned Systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing and Operating the Space Enterprise
  • Earth Observation and Remote Sensing
  • Space Mission and Launch Operations
  • Space Habitation and Life Support Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants must submit the application for admission 90 days prior to the term start date. 


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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12 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the application.
  • Official high school and/or college transcript or GED scores.
  • ACT and/or SAT scores (strongly recommended).
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Additional documents may be required of specific audiences.
  • We evaluate applications on a rolling basis. Once all documents have been received, we will notify you of your admission status.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9276 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 6 months.
  • National

    9276 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 6 months.

Worldwide and Online Campus Tuition:

  • Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $648.00
  • Civilian Cost Per Credit Hour: $773.00

Living costs for Orlando

1111 - 1939 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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