Certificate in Space Science
Applicants for admission to the space science graduate program for a graduate certificate in space science should have a bachelor's degree in natural science or engineering with a GPA of 3.000/4.000 or higher. The student is expected to write a one paragraph letter of why they want a graduate certificate in space science.
A graduate certificate in space science can be obtained with 18 credit hours of the following classes. Students need to take 12 credit hours or more at or above the 700 level in classes.
|PHYS 795||Earth and Space Physics||3|
|PHYS 845||Space Science Foundations||3|
|PHYS 851||Plasma Physics||3|
|AE 715||Intermediate Space Dynamics||3|
|or AE 760AC||Nano-Satellite Engineering|
|PHIL 530||Ethics of Space Exploration||3|
|Select one elective class such as||3|
|Current Issues in Global Environmental Science|
Or as arranged with the space science graduate advisor
|Total Credit Hours||18|