Not open to students who select this as a concentration in the MA - National Security Studies or the MA - Intelligence Studies.
In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, political and military leaders are still grappling with strategies to combat terrorism. Terrorist groups and their strategies and tactics continue to evolve and mature in their capabilities posing ongoing challenges to counterterrorism community.
Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Assess the terrorist threat to U.S. National Security.
- Analyze the likelihood of future terrorist attacks.
- Assess the role of the U.S. intelligence community in addressing the terrorist threat.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of selected research methods and tools.
And select 3 courses from the following:
Total = 18 semester hours