Admission and Program Requirements

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Entrance requirements

The candidate must have a bachelor's degree and be admitted to the Missouri State University Graduate CWMD Certificate Program.

Coursework to total 15 hours

  • DSS 601 Seminar on Nuclear Strategy and Arms Control
  • DSS 723 Counterproliferation
  • DSS 725 Instruments of State Power
    or
    DSS 722   Emerging Strategic Challenges
  • DSS 727 Chemical and Biological Warfare
    or
    DSS 737 Advanced Chemical and Biological Warfare
  • DSS 798 Seminar on Contemporary Defense Issues: CWMD Graduate Fellows Colloquium (for NDU Fellows only)
    or
    DSS 710 Seminar on International Terrorism and Security (for all other CWMD Certificate students)