Graduate Certificate in Astrobiology

The Astrobiology Graduate Certificate forges innovative links between astrobiology research at Georgia Tech, mission technology, and science communication. This program expands opportunities for students in the astrobiology field, which combines astronomy, biology, geosciences, chemistry, and physics to understand the origin, evolution, and distribution of life in the universe in strategic context.


  • Students must complete the two required core courses, one cognate course, one special topics course, and one mission design course.
  • All coursework must be completed with a grade of B or higher.

For more details on the curriculum and instructions for how to complete the certificate, please visit the program website.

If you are interested in receiving more information about the certificate program, please contact Jennifer Glass at