Certificate in Strategic Soft Power

Washington Monument and FlagsThe purpose of this certificate is to promote a strategic understanding of the non-coercive tools of foreign policy and national security, and how they are and should be integrated for effective strategy. They include public diplomacy, counterpropaganda, counter-influence operations, humanitarian and economic assistance, political warfare, and the intelligence needed for such tools of statecraft. Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in diplomacy, foreign assistance, information support, intelligence, and counterintelligence.

This certificate requires five courses, as listed below, for a total of 20 credits.