100% Online Associate of ScienceSpace Studies

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100% Online Associate of Science for Space Professionals

The online Associate of Science in Space Studies at American Military University, designed by a former NASA astronaut, introduces you to the exciting field of space studies. Many of our faculty are leaders in the field, including scientists and engineers currently working for NASA, the space industry, and national astronomical observatories.

As an online program, you can conveniently access the program on your schedule. You will study current and historical concepts in astronomy, planetary science, space policy, and space flight, with hands-on labs in many of your core courses. You will analyze the principles of manned and unmanned flight, examine the possibility of life elsewhere in the cosmos, and evaluate the political and commercial significance of major aerospace endeavors—from the past to the future.

You’ll also have the opportunity to access the university’s state-of-the-art remote-controlled observatory, with a fully online 24-inch f/6.5 Corrected Dall-Kirkham telescope.

Upon successful completion, all 60 credits earned can be put toward AMU’s Bachelor of Science in Space Studies.

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Tuition Costs*

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military tuition grant.

Military Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $285/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $250 per credit hour $370/credit hour standard rate

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Your degree may be closer than you think.

Percentage of Students with Transfer Credit 93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.

*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a university book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduate and doctoral studetns and all military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.

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