MS in Terrorism and Counterterrorism

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Program Description

The Master of Science Degree in Terrorism and Counterterrorism is earned by completing an online program equivalent to 1.5 years of full-time postgraduate study. Instructors emphasize professionalism, proactive strategies, and a thorough understanding of terrorist dynamics. It also provides for the advanced knowledge of dealing effectively with terrorism to protect life and property adequately.

Graduates of the program will:

  • Evaluate and manage various information sources and their relevance to countering terrorism and strategic security and translate that information into actionable outcomes.
  • Perform sophisticated analysis and evaluations of possible terrorist threats by demonstrating technical expertise and applying conceptual counterterrorism skills.
  • Appraise and apply security issues, national policy, business, reform, and ethics, integrating information from the counterterrorism, intelligence, and security literature.
  • Synthesize strategic leadership competencies specific to terrorism and counterterrorism, as well as strategic security.
  • Operate and communicate effectively in all mediums, with the ability to work with stakeholders at the highest levels in the counterterrorism field.
Last updated Jan 2021

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