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International Security Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Program Overview

Examine the sources of conflicts between and within nations. A certificate in international security studies offers insights into the intricacies of global power.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Location: On-Campus
Program Length: 1 year
Credit Hours: 15 - 18

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Our program will help you understand your world and give you the tools to help make it a more peaceful place. You’ll learn how conflicts start and about efforts that have been made to resolve them. You’ll consider the special challenges posed by ethnic and religious conflict. And you’ll learn about the role of peacekeeping missions in resolving civil wars.

If you want to see the world, you’ll get plenty of opportunities. Learn from our internships, study abroad experiences and other programs. And put your skills to the test in our Model United Nations program.

The certificate program is open to students in any major and to students who are not seeking a degree.

Program Highlights

As student in our program, you can:

  • Participate in international simulations of the United Nations. Our students have earned a number of awards at this event, including Distinguished Delegation.
  • Build your global understanding by studying abroad.
  • Gain real-world experience through internships with national and international organizations.

Careers & Outcomes

Our international security certificate prepares you for a wide range of careers, including business, law, the military and humanitarian work. The global perspective that comes with studying international security will help you compete in the employment market.

Career Projected Salary
Public Service Administrator $46,865
Community Relations Director $58,212
Global Communications Manager $81,205

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