Master of Arts in Security Studies
Kansas State University

Program Details

Kansas State University offers an online political science degree, the Master of Arts in Security Studies.  This degree in political science focuses on security studies in a rigorous, interdisciplinary program.  Courses offer a broad exploration of social science and historical methodologies while covering topics relating to security issues.  You will complete coursework primarily in the history and political science departments but will also draw on expertise and coursework from other disciplines. 

Graduates are prepared for careers in:

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Security
  • International Affairs


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA highly recommended
  • Statement of objectives
  • Three references
  • Writing sample
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international applicants

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission