Florida Institute of Technology

Department of Extended Studies

Space Systems


150 West University Boulevard

Melbourne, FL 32901

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. Space Systems

Format: Online

Program Description:

he Master of Science in Space Systems degree program is designed for professionals seeking a degree that prepares them with specific skills and competencies in space systems. The masters in space systems is relevant for students who expect to plan, design, build, integrate, test launch, operate or manage space systems, subsystems, launch vehicles, spacecraft, payload or ground systems. The core competencies of the masters in space systems include space propulsion, space power systems, space communications and data systems, space systems astrodynamics, space mission design and other topics related to space systems. The objective of the masters in space systems degree program is to meet the growing demand for space systems skills among private, public and military sectors. There are several career paths for individuals who earn a masters in space systems, including space systems engineer, space systems operations, space systems research and other fields related to space systems. Graduates who earn a masters in space systems from Florida Tech have been hired by private and government organizations, including Harris Corporation, the U.S military and NASA among others. This program is available at our Spaceport off-campus Extended Studies Location in Titusville, FL and online through our Virtual Site.


Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $560 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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