The certificate recognizes accomplishments at the graduate level in successfully completing a specialized program of study in Astrodynamics and Satellite Navigation (ASN).  It is essentially a specialization of the Aerospace Engineering Sciences Master of Science (MS) degree in the ASN focus area with additional requirements for breadth and depth in the ASN area. The certificate will make you more desirable to future employers looking astrodynamics and satellite navigation specialists.

Certificate Requirements

Complete all four core area subjects in ASN, plus two advanced ASN courses of your choosing, for a total of 18 credit hours.

See the Graduate Handbook for a complete list of requirements.


Awarding a Completed Certificate

  • Completed your certificate? Congratulations! Please fill out the Certificate Award Request Form.
    • This form is for both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students.
    • A grade of B or higher is required in all courses to earn a certificate.
    • If you are also pursuing other graduate certificates, you may not use the same courses to count for both certificates.

Informational resources


Aerospace Engineering Sciences Graduate Program Advisor Maureen Craig.