Why earn a graduate certificate in defense and strategic studies?
Set your own pace
You can finish this certificate in as little as one semester. Start in the fall or spring. Take seated or online classes, or both.
Grow your skills for advanced roles
This certificate is a great career enhancer for early to mid-career professionals. Improve your job options in government, the private sector and more.
More bang for your buck
Earn this nine-hour, graduate-level certificate online for about $1,500 per course.
Go farther: Get a master’s degree
When you complete this certificate, you have a head start on a master’s degree. All your certificate credits can transfer toward the master’s degree in defense and strategic studies.
Provide better service
Giving advice and analysis on important issues requires the right training.
This certificate can give you a quick run-down of topics like:
- International security affairs
- Defense policy
- National security issues and policy
- Arms control and warfare
- Diplomacy and other strategic tools
Strengthen your background and knowledge. Qualify for better jobs.