Space Systems & Operations Certificate

Space Systems and Operations Graduate Certificate

Be a leader in the space industry with K-State Salina’s Space Systems and Operations Graduate Certificate. This certificate will allow students to understand space operations in contested and open environments, vulnerabilities and threats to space systems, the physics and chemistry of the space environment, and orbital mechanics, communications and spacecraft to support space missions in the civil and commercial space sectors.

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Work full-time
while taking classes


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No GRE needed.
Bachelor's degree
from an accredited
university required.

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97% Program
placement rate

Why our program?

Engineers, scientists and students already employed or seeking employment in the space industries with an interest in space systems design, modeling, simulation and control in general and manufacturing or materials will benefit from the program. Those seeking an enhanced understanding of space systems and operations will find employment in both military and civilian sectors of the space industry.


Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Space Systems and Operations will investigate the wide world of space exploration and the developments currently happening and future trends of the industry. Students will learn the design and dynamics of space systems, as well as the modeling and simulation, and manufacturing and materials in space. They will also learn about the current environment of the space systems industry. This certificate fully stacks into K-State Salina’s current Master of Science in Integrated Systems Design & Dynamics (ISDD).


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