Space Systems Operations

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
103
growing 178%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$42,346
growing 1.5%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Space Systems Operations degree recipients are Monterey, CA, Melbourne, FL, and West Point, NY. The locations with a relatively high number of Space Systems Operations degree recipients are West Point, NY, Melbourne, FL, and Monterey, CA. The most common degree awarded to students studying Space Systems Operations is a postbaccalaureate certificate.

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Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Space Systems Operations and the types of students that study this field. Naval Postgraduate School awards the most degrees in Space Systems Operations in the US, but Florida Institute of Technology and Naval Postgraduate School have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Space Systems Operations.

Tuition costs for Space Systems Operations majors are, on average, $0 for in-state public colleges, and $42,346 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Space Systems Operations programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (2 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (69 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Space Systems Operations

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Space Systems Operations, is Public, 4-year or above (69 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Space Systems Operations programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$42,346
Median Out of State Private

Naval Postgraduate School has the most Space Systems Operations degree recipients, with 51 degrees awarded in 2020.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Space Systems Operations programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Florida Institute of Technology has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Space Systems Operations, with 1.8%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Space Systems Operations

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Space Systems Operations by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded
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Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Applied Sciences in the United States.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Postbaccalaureate Certificate. Male employees are more likely to hold Applied Sciences degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Applied Sciences (74 students).

Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Space Systems Operations are Postbaccalaureate Certificate, Masters Degree, and Bachelors Degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (86.4%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

This chart shows the granted degrees by sex at the 3 institutions that graduate the most students in Space Systems Operations.

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    74 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Space Systems Operations for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Male
    32 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    8 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    5 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Postbaccalaureate Certificate recipients in Space Systems Operations. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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