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National Security Affairs and International Relations

Nova Southeastern University

M.Sc. Online Blended
24 months
Duration
822 USD/credit
822 USD/credit
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About

The 36 credit M.S. in National Security Affairs and International Relations in the Department of History and Political Science at Nova Southeastern University is designed to provide students with theoretical, research, and applied skills in the emerging academic field of national security affairs.

Overview

Key facts:

  • Students in this program will build a core understanding of critical issues informing the field of national security today, including the assessment and analysis of the threat of terrorism in the U.S. and beyond, and the analysis of intelligence collection. Students will also develop a deep understanding of the international context in which U.S. national security issues are shaped.
  • National Security Affairs is one of the fastest growing professions with positions open in the public sector in the federal, state and local governments and in the private sector. This program at Nova Southeastern University is designed both for professionals and those aspiring for careers in the field, as well as for students with a strong academic interest in security affairs and international relations.
  • The National Security Affairs and International Relations program is offered in entirely online format and in hybrid format. Students selecting the hybrid format would take a combination of courses at the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus and online. A minimum of one campus-based course is offered each semester

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in National Security
  • National Intelligence Collection and Analysis: Theory and Practice
  • Border Protection and Military Issue
  • Research and Evaluation in National Security Affairs
  • US Foreign Policy and National Security
  • Ethical Issues in National Security
  • International Relations: Theory and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a completed Nova Southeastern University (NSU) application form along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee
  • two academic or professional letters of recommendation written within the past six months
  • a resume or curriculum vitae
  • a writing sample. This can be an academic paper, submitted journal writing, or a piece of professional writing (There is not a specific length requirement for this sample.)
  • an admissions essay - please briefly (500-1000 words) explain why you are interested in the Master of Science in National Security Affairs and International Relations program
  • official transcripts sent directly from all previously attended undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions
  • proof of all coursework from international institution(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    822 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 822 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    822 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 822 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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