Why add a 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 Courses

Learn to Lead

UND graduate students gain hands-on experience inside an inflatable Lunar-Mars Habitat.