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Where National Security Careers Begin

We’re the independent graduate school empowering the next generation of national security, intelligence, and international affairs experts. Learn from top scholar-practitioners and acquire invaluable skills to propel your career.

What Makes Graduate Studies at IWP Unique

IWP teaches all the instruments of statecraft — diplomacy, military strategy, opinion formation, public diplomacy, intelligence, counterintelligence, economic strategy, and the principles of leadership — the coordinated use of which can improve national security while reducing the potential for war.

This curriculum is complemented by an emphasis on American history and founding principles, the critical importance of moral leadership, and a realistic appraisal of the global strategic environment, as taught by the nation’s leading faculty of scholar practitioners.

Academics

Through rigorous coursework, research opportunities, and mentorship, IWP prepares graduates to become experts and contribute significantly to national security.

Master Statecraft and Strategy from home
Study online

Master Statecraft and Strategy from home: Learn with national security experts at your own pace.

One of the most significant benefits of online classes is the flexibility they offer. You can access course materials and lectures at your own pace and schedule, allowing you to balance your studies with work, family, and other commitments.

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IWP Main Campus
Study In person

Study National Security in the Heart of the Nation’s Capital.

Pursue your studies in a historic mansion in the heart of Washington, D.C., the epicenter of American national security efforts, and develop your career network with like-minded peers, renowned scholars, and industry leaders.

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Central Intelligence Agency

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Department of

Homeland Security

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Department

of State

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Secret Service

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Federal Bureau of

Investigation

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Department

of Defense

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Defense Intelligence

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White House

IWP Main Campus

Campus News

By the numbers

Launch Your
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Security Career

Our graduates are already serving at the highest levels of the State Department, Defense Department and other executive branch intelligence agencies. We provide a useful education to help you excel in your career and get the desk you deserve.

96%

of our graduates get jobs in their field of interest

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M.A. Programs

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Grad Certificates

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Doctoral Program

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We meet with every student to map out a desired career path and strategy to craft you into the most competitive candidate possible

Where IWP Graduates Work

Open House

Join an Open House for Prospective Students at IWP on the evening of Friday, July 19.

Upcoming Events

My IWP studies absolutely impact how I approach my profession. Understanding the intelligence life cycle has been an important key to success in all my roles.
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CW Walker

Federal Solutions Manager – Threat Intelligence

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Fall 2024 Application Deadline: August 26