Broaden your international perspective and bring depth to your study of the world regions and national security areas. Graduates obtain preparation for entry in the fields of defense, state, intelligence, and security organizations.
The online Master of Arts in National Security Studies prepares students for mid and senior level positions in national and international security policy, security and intelligence analysis, and related fields. Graduates of the program can be found across the national and international security community as civilian and military policy-makers, action-officers, analysts, instructors, and consultants.
The program is an excellent substitute for military or civilian personnel unable to attend a staff or war college, but who require a strong background in the substantive knowledge and analytic skills required of security specialists. The program is also excellent preparation for those who will eventually attend a staff or war college as it incorporates instruction in advanced security analysis not normally taught in senior military schools.
The Master of Arts in National Security Studies seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates:
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