Pentagon 444x718The Certificate in National Security Affairs provides an understanding of the elements of the theory and practice of national security policy, process, and implementation, both at the level of grand strategy as well as on the tactical level. Significant parts of this certificate program address a number of vital current policy issues. Graduates are prepared for careers as analysts and strategists throughout the U.S. government’s national security apparatus and in the private sector.

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Curriculum

Required Courses

Area-study course (One required)

Elective Courses (Choose two or three for a total of 20 credits for the Certificate)

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic terms, concepts, history, theories, and geography related to national security.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the elements of the theory and practice of national security policy, process, and implementation, both at the level of grand strategy as well as on the tactical level.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess arguments, identify logical flaws, and obtain supporting or corrective information.
  4. Students will demonstrate the use of clear, effective and persuasive communications.

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