Master of Arts in National Security Studies
American Public University System

Program Details

The master’s degree in National Security Studies can lead to executive-level careers in the defense industry, military, US and foreign governments, and the private sector. The program combines a solid foundation in agency operations and theory with studies of the complex problems found in today’s security environment. 

Faculty are professionals who remain active in the national security field, helping to ensure relevancy in this quickly changing sector. Graduates of this online master’s in homeland security can take on positions as civilian and military leaders, policymakers, action-officers, analysts, instructors, and consultants. Students can also go on to pursue doctoral studies in global security and strategic intelligence.

Concentrations are available in areas including:

  • General Concentration
  • Cyber
  • Homeland Security
  • Regional Security Studies
  • Security and Intelligence Analysis
  • Terrorism Studies

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)