The online Graduate Certificate in National Security Studies prepares students for mid and senior level positions in national and international security policy, security and intelligence analysis, and related fields. Graduates of the certificate can be found across the national and international security community as civilian and military policy-makers, action-officers, analysts, instructors, and consultants.
The Graduate Certificate in National Security Studies seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates:
- 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.