Master of Space Systems Engineering
Delve deep into the aerospace industry through engaging discussions and relevant coursework that explores mission formulation, concept development, mission and space systems operations, and more.
Earn your Master of Science in Space Systems Engineering in just 10 online courses, designed with flexibility for working professionals.
Receive generous consideration
My instructors were always receptive to any communications and offered as-needed flexibility on assignments based on any personal or professional schedule conflicts I encountered.
–Rahmath ’19, Space Systems Engineering
You will succeed in this program if you want to solve complex problems in space systems engineering challenges and design spacecraft, including thermal control, power, and communication systems. This program is perfect for students looking to:
Confront cosmic challenges through advanced technical acumen in space flight and ground systems and subsystems—apply your knowledge across the space community in public and private sectors. In our program, you will:
Study current topics and trends with professors involved with the New Horizons Pluto mission and other notable space projects. The advantages of your JHU education also include:
To earn your Master of Science in Space Systems Engineering, you must complete ten courses in as few as two years—a combination of five core courses and five electives your academic advisor will help you select.
(course list subject to change)
From developing visionary leaders, pioneering innovative research, and creating meaningful impact, you’ll find that the JHU advantage goes well beyond rankings and recognition.
Learn alongside scientists working on current space missions.
Your goals and beyond
Beyond rankings or recognition, our true strength is commitment to prepare you for your ultimate career goals.
Global JHU network
Tap into a professional network of over 30,000 alumni worldwide.
As a results-driven space systems engineer, you want to create a better future by improving everything you see. Our vision is to provide you with a rich educational experience that makes that possible.
Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals offers exceptional online programs that are custom-designed to fit your schedule as a practicing engineer or scientist. You will have access to the full range of JHU services and resources—all available online.
We are committed to providing accessible, affordable, innovative, and relevant education experiences for working adults. Our admissions counselors are standing by to help you navigate your next steps—from application and financial assistance to enrolling in a program that best fits your goals. Applications are accepted year-round—with no GRE required.
78% of our enrolled students’ tuition is covered by employer contribution programs