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School of Security and Global Studies

The School of Security and Global Studies offers reputable programs with the mission of preparing dedicated professionals to address the complex challenges facing U.S. national security and intelligence communities. These degree programs provide quality academic support for those seeking to make a difference through the study of geopolitical, economic, and social cultures. The school is comprised of equally dedicated faculty, many who are highly-credentialed and active leaders in their fields. Each program is designed to empower graduates with the substantial knowledge, and the analytical and leadership skills that are relevant to the industry today. Many students serve in the Departments of State, Defense, Homeland Security, and related roles in intelligence services and private organizations worldwide.

Students in the School of Security and Global Studies have access to an array of specializations. These include:

  • Competitive intelligence
  • Intelligence analysis
  • Intelligence studies
  • International relations
  • International relations and conflict resolution
  • Middle Eastern studies
  • National security studies
  • Political science
  • Public administration
  • Terrorism studies
  • United Nations

Many students are also active in professional associations outside the classroom such as the Golden Key Honor Society, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and Student Veterans of America (SVA).

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American Public University System is ranked in the top 12% of all online bachelor’s degree programs by U.S. News & World Report.*

*Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelors Programs, January 2014.

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