Master Online

Security Studies (Online)

12 months
537 USD/credit 16110 USD/year
537 USD/credit 16110 USD/year
537 USD/credit 16110 USD/year
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Security Studies (Online) from Kansas State University lets you prepare for a career in international affairs or military service through this rigorous interdisciplinary program covering a wide range of issues related to international security.


Security Studies (Online) from Kansas State University will prepare you for a career in research, teaching, security or international affairs through a broad exploration of social science and historical methodologies, as well as topics relating to security issues. The two core departments are history and political science, but you may draw on expertise and coursework from other disciplines as well.


The security studies master’s degree will prepare you to work in fields such as:

  • international affairs
  • military services
  • Homeland Security
  • international security

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Security Studies 
  • Security Studies Methodology 
  • History and Security
  • International Security 
  • Transnational Security

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Admissions decisions for U.S. applicants are made in two rounds. The initial round will close Jan. 8. A second round will close on Aug. 1. 


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Names and emails of three professional and/or academic references. At least two of the three letters should be from those who can speak authoritatively to your potential to succeed in graduate studies in an academic context.
  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended
  • A writing sample. This should be between 10 and 30 pages and representative of your best scholarly work. Term papers, thesis chapters and copies of published articles are all examples of acceptable writing samples.

Statement of objectives: State your academic objectives, giving specific reasons for the selection of your field of study, contemplated research areas, and professional plans. Most statements are three to four paragraphs in length. The objectives allow faculty to:

  • determine that your expectations of the security studies program are congruent with what the program provides
  • review a sample of your writing skills

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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