Launch your successful career in space exploration with a multi-disciplinary program that that can expand your career path. You’ll gain a broad view of space with a program that includes disciplines such as planetary science, space engineering, life support systems, space policy and law, space history, and space-related aspects of business and management.
Why Study Space Studies at University of North Dakota?
Space exploration has an all-encompassing nature, requiring a unique mix of experience and expertise that can link policy, business, law, science and engineering. To be successful in a rapidly evolving and expanding space industry, a holistic, graduate degree education is needed.
This UND graduate program gives you that broad base of knowledge that can serve as a perfect launch pad for you to thrive. 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 rover. 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.
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- International Space Programs
- Quality Engineering for the Space Industry
- Space Economics and Commerce
- Management of Space Enterprises
- Risk Management of Space Organizations
- Space and the Environment
- 24 months
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DisciplinesAstronomy & Space Sciences View 107 other Masters in Astronomy & Space Sciences in United States
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better
- Three credits of coursework in statistics or algebra or calculus or computer science
- Six credits of coursework in the physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering
- Six credits of coursework in the social sciences, history, business, or law
- Three credits of coursework in English composition or technical writing
- Pre-requisite courses from 2 to 5 above must have been completed at the college level, preferably with a grade of B or higher
- Submission of a written statement of interest
- Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog
International22120 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22120 USD per year during 24 months.
National16590 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16590 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State11060 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11060 USD per year during 24 months.
- Minnesota residents: 14,046 USD per year
- Online tuition fee: 658 USD per credit
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