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Department of Earth & Space Science
Space Science Center, Room 101
235 Martindale Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-2381
Fax: 606-783-5040

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Space Science - Bachelor of Science

Program Info

Space science is an extremely interdisciplinary and technology-intensive discipline which encompasses physics, astrophysics, satellite telecommunications, electrical engineering, mathematics and computer sciences.

The program in Space Science is one of distinctively few such programs nationwide offered at the undergraduate level. The presence of the 21-Meter Morehead State University Space Tracking Antenna and Radiotelescope (21m STA) on campus and the availability of this extraordinary facility to our students and faculty for instruction and research provide a solid foundation for the program. Excellent faculty with diverse backgrounds in space related science and technology allow students to tap the full potential of this multifaceted, state-of-the-art facility. The curriculum has been chosen to be rigorous but flexible. Graduates from the program will have breadth of knowledge, experience, skills, and adaptability which are the marketable tools of new and exciting professional careers in space science and the telecommunications industry.

B.S. in Space Science
Space Science, B.S. - Careers

U.S. is reliant on space for economic, defense and research purposes. The space economy is robust and numerous job opportunities exist in Space Systems Development Satellite Systems Space Communication Systems

Astrophysics Track, B.S. in Physics - Careers

Exciting career opportunities in research, teaching, software development and education public outreach are available at National Research Laboratories, Professional Research Observatories, Colleges, Universities, Museums and Planetaria.

Admission to Morehead State University (see MSU admission requirements).

Program Requirements:

  • General admissions requirements for Morehead State University. There are no additional admission requirements for this degree program..
  • Specific course requirements for a B.S. in Space Science can be found in the online undergraduate catalog at and the suggested course sequence is found on the Curriculum Map for this program.
Department of Earth and Space Sciences

Mail:  150 University Blvd., 101 SSC, Morehead, KY 40351

Physical Address:  Space Science Center, 235 Martindale Dr., Morehead, KY 40351  

Phone: 606.783.2381
Fax: 606.783.5040

E-mail: Dr. Benjamin K. Malphrus

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