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Global Security

Arizona State University

12 months
Duration
19240 USD/year
19240 USD/year
17928 USD/year
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About

The Global Security MA offered at Arizona State University is an interdisciplinary, fully online program designed to aid professional advancement in government, military, nonprofit and private sector careers. Students are trained to critically engage international security issues in a comprehensive manner.

Overview

The Global Security MA program offered at Arizona State University is based on four key pillars: enabling innovative strategic thinking; developing analytic tools; supporting critical interdisciplinary engagement; and encouraging flexible and resilient approaches to the inherently complex challenges of current and future global security.

Students may pursue the master's degree from anywhere in the world, study while working full-time or part-time, and may advance at their own pace. The program assists students in gaining a grounded and relevant understanding of major global trends while developing critical analytic skills to improve their capacity to succeed in multiple career paths related to domestic and international security.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Arts program in global security assists students in gaining a grounded and relevant understanding of major global trends while developing critical analytic skills to improve their capacity to succeed in multiple career paths related to domestic and international security.

Career area examples include:

  • conflict zone and post-war reconstruction
  • consulting
  • global security intelligence (public and private sector)
  • humanitarian and human rights
  • policy analysis
  • regional affairs
  • risk assessment (public and private sector)
  • U.S. military advancement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • War, Conflict and Security
  • Security Studies
  • Future of War
  • Understanding Conflict and War
  • Law of War
  • U.S. Politics of Security
  • Global Politics of Security
  • Comparative Studies of Conflict

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in the humanities (English, history, etc.); social sciences (anthropology, sociology, political science, etc.); sciences (biology, chemistry, etc.); policy (public administration, etc.); computer science; engineering (all subfields); or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • letters of recommendation
  • resume or curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19240 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19240 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17928 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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