NSEC699 National Security Studies Capstone (3 semester hours)

The National Security Studies Capstone is a 16-week capstone course for the master’s degree in national security studies. This course will involve a major research paper or thesis project that will demonstrate the student’s understanding of and ability to implement the degree program objectives. For the research paper, the student will also demonstrate an understanding of social science research methodology as it applies to national security studies. Students must follow the requirements of the APUS Capstone Manual and the appropriate presentation style guide. NOTE: This course may not be taken until all other courses are COMPLETED and the student has a 3.0 GPA.