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Why study Aviation and Space online through OSU?

The online Master of Science in Aviation and Space encompasses all sectors of the aviation and aerospace industry. The degree is designed to meet the demands of the private and commercial aviation and aerospace industries, government organizations and the U.S. military.


This 100-percent online degree program is delivered through Canvas, OSU’s online learning platform. Accelerated courses are completed asynchronously in an eight-week format. Students enrolled full time can expect to complete their degree in one academic year (fall, spring and summer). 


The program requires completion of 33 credit hours, including the following coursework:

  • Aviation Leadership & Management
  • Space Science
  • Aerospace Executive Decision Making
  • Advanced Aviation Security
  • Aviation Economics
  • Airport Operations
  • Historical Significance of Aviation
  • Aerospace Law
  • Ethics in Aviation
  • Labor Relations in Aviation/Aerospace 
  • Issues in the Aviation/Aerospace Industry 

Course information



To apply for the program, submit the following:Student in shuttle

  • Graduate College application 
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions (3.0 minimum GPA required; provisional admission may be given to those with a 2.5 minimum GPA)
  • Current resume/vita
  • Personal goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation 

Application deadlines:

  • April 1 — Fall Semester
  • September 1 — Spring Semester



Students enrolled in the Aviation and Space master's program will complete 33 credit hours during the course of their studies. Cost estimates below are calculated based on 2022-2023 rates. Additional cost details and OSU’s tuition and fee estimator are available on the Bursar website.

2022-2023 Estimated Cost
  Resident Non-Resident
Total cost per credit hour 442.35 572.55
Total cost per 3-credit hour course 1,327.05 1,717.65
Total program cost based on 33 hours 14,597.55 18,894.15

* This is only an estimate of cost, based on currently approved 2022-2023 rates. Cost estimates do not include textbooks, exams, or course expenses, nor do they factor in individual transfer credits or scholarship information. Cost will vary if not enrolled in a fully online degree program. Active-duty military may qualify for resident tuition rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Full disclaimer



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