Reach for new horizons with a broad-based approach that links engineering, science and policy.
Reach new horizons by learning about the complexities of research, development and operations of space-related disciplines. With a minor in Space Studies from UND, you'll gain an understanding of the political, legal and scientific and engineering aspects involved with space ventures.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 3 years
- Credit hours:
Why minor in space studies?
Space exploration has an all-encompassing nature, requiring a unique mix of experience and expertise that can link policy, business, law, science and engineering. To be successful in a rapidly evolving and expanding space industry, combine your interest in space with your career.
This UND minor gives you that broad base of knowledge that can serve as a perfect launch pad for you to thrive in your desired specialty. This minor is open to all students and pairs well with many majors, including:
Space Studies Minor at UND
Prepare for a future in the academic, commercial and governmental sectors of the rapidly-growing field of space exploration.
Unlike other similar programs, UND offers a broad background approach to help you understand the links between engineering, space science and policy.
Gain access to advanced research and get real-world learning experiences in the UND Human Spaceflight Laboratory.
Gain access to the UND Space Studies Observatory and Spacecraft Simulator Facility.
Space Studies Minor Courses
Learn to Lead
UND graduate students gain hands-on experience inside an inflatable Lunar-Mars Habitat.