CURRICULUM AND COURSE SCHEDULE
The Master of Arts in International Security program requires 12 courses (36 total credits), including seven core courses, and five electives. For their elective options students can either choose focus areas or a concentration:
- Managing Global Risks
- Security Policy and Processes
- Regional and Transnational Security Challenges
Concentration areas (pick one):
- Peace Operations
- Transnational Challenges
International security courses are held in the evenings on Mason’s Arlington, Virginia campus, and students may take the program on a part-time or full-time basis. From International Relations, Security Studies, and Grand Strategy to Managing Homeland Security, Foreign Intelligence in a Free Society, and Science, Technology, and National Security, the international security program coursework will prepare you for influential roles in intelligence, defense, and public policy positions across the public and private sectors.
For detailed curriculum and course schedule information, click here.