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Security Studies

Graduate Programs

  • Master of Security Studies (M.S.S.)

Career Opportunities

Security Studies graduates can expect to work in any of these settings:

  • United States Military
  • Federal Civil Service Agencies
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Department of State
  • International Relations

Departmental Highlights

  • Course materials are meant to increase students’ global cultural competency and knowledge of national security issues.
  • The program increases students’ critical thinking and analytical skills in strategic culture, foreign policy and international security studies.
  • Courses are offered in national security affairs and regional issues focusing on Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
  • All security studies courses are offered in an eight-week online format.
  • Faculty have a combined 121 years of military experience and expertise in the fields of security studies and intelligence.