Program Overview

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Master of Arts in National Security Affairs.

Students of the 33-credit-hour program will build on already learned foundations from previous educations as well as enhance their understanding of theoretical, research, and applied skills needed in the field of national security. Students will delve into the critical core courses of: Current & Historical Issues, Terrorists & Terrorism, National Intelligence Collection, Border Protection & Military Issues and Research and Evaluation in National Security Affairs.

In addition to the core courses, students have the opportunity to choose one of four concentrations within the National Security Affairs program. Each concentration is specifically designed to fulfill the academic portion of a student’s personal and professional career aspirations. The concentrations cover Criminal Justice, Cyber-terrorism and Security, Homeland Security or International Relations and Global Affairs.

Graduates can seek immediate entry into a multitude of industries in need of highly trained individuals dedicated to the protection and service of the public sector in the federal, state and local governments or in the private sector. The program is best utilized by professionals in the field of military, federal, state and local governments, law enforcement, corporations, and academia, as well as recent college graduates wishing to advance in the competitive job market with an innovative education.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Nova Southeastern University may have started as a small independent not-for-profit university when it first educated its first students in 1964, however this Ft. Lauderdale campus followed the lead of many growing movements from the sixties and quickly expanded into a modern global facility promoting distance learning by 1972. Today, NSU hosts field-based programs in more than twenty states, as well as internationally.

    Nova Southeastern University awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees. Nova Southeastern University offers a large number of online degree programs to accommodate a wide range of students. Students can choose from online undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. Online classes at Nova Southeastern University occur in both synchronous and asynchronous formats to best facilitate an interactive environment between students and faculty.


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