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Choose Florida Tech For a Space Systems Management Degree

Preparing Graduates for Leadership Roles in Fortune 500 Companies

Originally founded to support NASA's space exploration missions, Florida Tech has been a leader in educating professionals in the space industry for more than 55 years. Graduates with an M.S. space systems management degree are equipped with the skills they need to gain managerial positions in leading government or commercial space programs, engineering firms and high-tech companies to find improved ways to explore space.

A Culture of Leadership

Florida Tech's reputation as a university committed to excellence and the development of future leaders is evident in its quality curriculum, world-class faculty, real-world research opportunities, capstone design projects, flexible class schedules and online learning environments. With the working professional in mind, the space systems management degree program simulates the real-world challenges space professionals encounter in the expanding space industry. Master's and doctoral students are often sought-after graduates for jobs in leading Fortune 500 companies around the globe.

Curriculum That Transfers to the Workplace

The space systems management degree program combines curriculum relevant to today's innovative space technology companies with a faculty recognized for both academic and industry achievement. This interdisciplinary learning environment maximizes the diverse professional backgrounds of its students to create meaningful research and project development ideas and applications.

Florida Tech professors have over twenty years of experience in the space industry and are working professionals in the field, providing unique insight into the current issues and developments happening in space such as propulsion, celestial mechanics, human space exploration, communications, and management.

Flexible Learning Environment

Students seeking a space systems management degree can choose to attend class online through our Virtual Site or at any of the locations listed below during convenient evening classes, or take advantage of the flexible virtual classroom online. Students choosing a classroom environment learn in small classes taught by expert faculty who mentor students for success.


Hampton Roads, VA (Fort Eustis)
Huntsville, AL (Redstone Arsenal
Quantico, VA (National Capital Region)
Titusville, FL (Spaceport)


An M.S. space systems management degree allows students to enhance their career by gaining high-level managerial expertise. Employers such as Boeing, SpaceX, NASA, Naval Research Lab, Lockheed-Martin to name a few have hired graduates from Florida Tech, and two graduates became NASA astronauts. This showcases the breadth and depth of this program and the resulting success that students may experience.