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College Code: VS


The graduate certificate is open to all students who hold BS degrees in scientific and engineering disciplines from accredited universities and can hold graduate status (either degree or non-degree) in the Volgenau School.


The certificate is awarded on completion of four required graduate courses (12 credits) in space systems. A cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required, and at most one course with a grade of C may be applied toward the certificate. 

For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: VS-CERG-SSEN

Certificate Requirements

Total credits:  12

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

ECE 580Small Spacecraft Engineering3
ECE 639Satellite Communications3
SYST 682Space Systems Engineering3
ECE 691CubeSat Design1.5
ECE 692CubeSat Engineering1.5
Total Credits12