Security Studies Master's Degree
The graduate program in security studies is a rigorous, interdisciplinary program intended to prepare its students for careers in research, teaching, security and international affairs through a broad exploration of social science and historical methodologies as well as topics relating to security issues. It boasts well-published faculty and an international student body. History and political science are the core departments in the security studies program, but students draw on expertise and coursework from other disciplines as well.
Students range from recent graduates of traditional undergraduate programs to field grade officers in the U.S. military. The diversity of experience among our students is one of its key strengths. Most students plan to use their degrees for professional careers in international affairs.
Master’s students complete 30 hours of coursework before receiving the degree.