This certificate is designed to provide an understanding of the national security policy process and how it affects the implementation of U.S. foreign policies. Significant parts of this certificate program address a number of vital current policy issues, notably terrorism and intelligence.
This certificate requires four courses, as listed below, as well as one free elective for a total of 20 credits.
- 601 - National Security Policy Process
- 605 - Intelligence and Policy, OR 652 Estimative Intelligence Analysis and Epistemology
- 616 - U.S. National Security Strategy and Emerging Threats
- 633 - Terrorism and Counterterrorism, OR 637 Public Diplomacy and Political Warfare
- One elective