The graduate certificate in National Security Studies looks at national and international security policies, security and intelligence analysis, globalization’s impact on national security, and national security institutions. Graduates of the certificate can be found across the national and international security community as civilian and military policymakers, action-officers, analysts, instructors, and consultants. This online certificate is intended for graduate students who want to expand their knowledge of national security without committing to a degree program.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Appraise classic and contemporary theories, strategies, doctrines, and procedures related to the causes, conduct, and termination of armed conflict and the maintenance of peace.
- Compare the structures, functions, capabilities, and activities of national and international security community members.
- Assess and predict traditional and non-traditional threats to national and international security.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|NSEC501||Institutions of National Security||3|
|NSEC503||U.S. National Security||3|
|NSEC610||National Security and Globalization||3|
|Select 2 courses from the following:||6|
|Homeland Security and Defense|
|Terrorism: Assessing the Past to Forecast the Future|
|Joint Warfare Theory and Practice|
|Joint Warfare Planning and Implementation|
|Cyber Policy and Practice in National Security|
|Covert Action and National Security|
|National Security and Diplomacy|
|Total Semester Hours||18|