Doctor of Global Security
American Public University System

Program Details

The Doctor of Global Security from American Public University System prepares students for leadership in the field. The program emphasizes conducting thorough evaluations to analyze decisions.

Classes explore the roles that various professionals play in the formulation and implementation of international, bilateral, and state policies regarding security. The curriculum integrates research and evidence-based solutions to take on complex problems that may be faced in professional practice. Students will learn the impact of global security issues on domestic security and foreign policy.

Students will complete professional practice, residency, practicum, and dissertation requirements in addition to class topics such as:

  • Psychology of actors in the global environment
  • Global governance
  • Nationalism and identity
  • Statistics
  • Emerging global security issues
  • Strategic leadership

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires a yearly residency requirement of 3-10 days.
  • You must have 3-5 years work experience in the global security field or closely related field.