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56 Masters Programs in International Security

A masters program in international security is a post graduate degree program offered in various universities across the world. The masters program is designed to impart knowledge to students and to enable them gain the skills that should help them understand the issues, relating to both traditional and contemporary security challenges. International security is a sensitive issue, which traverses… Read more

A masters program in international security is a post graduate degree program offered in various universities across the world. The masters program is designed to impart knowledge to students and to enable them gain the skills that should help them understand the issues, relating to both traditional and contemporary security challenges. International security is a sensitive issue, which traverses political, environmental, economic, and ethical aspects of today’s society. The masters program engages students with the consequences as well as the causes of contemporary conflicts, the threats to mankind arising out of environmental degradation, climate change, and infectious diseases. The masters program is multidisciplinary and draws from a range of other fields including: defense, political sciences, international relations, law, biology, public health, demography and environmental studies. A student enrolled for the masters program in international security is expected to take classes in all these relevant areas.

The program takes a teaching approach that is research driven with a practical focus on the various classes under the program. Students are also encouraged to apply the theories learnt in classes to real world situations and in solving real world problems as well as the current policy debates. With the specialist and professional skills obtained from the program, graduates of the program are well equipped to face the job market. There are many career opportunities in various fields available for the graduates including: humanitarian, non-governmental organizations, diplomacy, risk management, defense, development and the government.

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King's College London Online
London , United Kingdom

Our International Affairs MA/PG Dip/PG Cert, with specialisms in Cyber Security and Espionage & Surveillance Studies, engages with the world’s international security issue ... +

Our International Affairs MA/PG Dip/PG Cert, with specialisms in Cyber Security and Espionage & Surveillance Studies, engages with the world’s international security issues with the goal of educating the next generation of leaders in the industry. -
MA
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
01 Sep 2020
17 Aug 2020
Online
 
Jagiellonian University
Kraków , Poland

The two-year Master's program will be run by both international experts and lecturers from Jagiellonian University. Academic courses will be taught in English, and additionall ... +

The two-year Master's program will be run by both international experts and lecturers from Jagiellonian University. Academic courses will be taught in English, and additionally, students will learn the second, chosen foreign language. There are two academic tracks (specializations): international security and crisis management as well as development and security. The program includes professional traineeships and workshops with experts. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
14 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Denver , USA

The MA Program in International Security provides in-depth knowledge and understanding of the international security environment of the 21st century. To enable students to mas ... +

The MA Program in International Security provides in-depth knowledge and understanding of the international security environment of the 21st century. To enable students to master the complex challenges of the post-9/11 world, the program views security from a broad theoretical and historical perspective, placing traditional security concerns in the context of such fields as development, economics, and human rights. Students focus on topics including strategy, foreign policy, intelligence, homeland security, military analysis, regional security and conflict resolution. The curriculum combines relevant coursework with a mandatory internship, providing students with the knowledge and skills demanded by the market for the international security professional, broadly defined. Graduates are exceptionally well prepared to serve as administrators, executives, diplomats, military and civil servants, policy analysts, and consultants. -
MA
English
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Washington , USA

Security Policy Studies (SPS) is a policy-oriented master's degree program focusing on international security issues, with a particular emphasis on 21st-century security chall ... +

Security Policy Studies (SPS) is a policy-oriented master's degree program focusing on international security issues, with a particular emphasis on 21st-century security challenges and how to respond to them. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
Campus
 
American University In the Emirates
Dubai , United Arab Emirates

The Master of Arts (MA) in Security and Strategic Studies offered at the American University in the Emirates (AUE) is a rigorous interdisciplinary program that combines both t ... +

The Master of Arts (MA) in Security and Strategic Studies offered at the American University in the Emirates (AUE) is a rigorous interdisciplinary program that combines both theory and practice. It identifies, analyzes and addresses current and emerging security challenges and threats. The program prepares students through educational and research-led courses for national and international positions. -
MA
2 years
English
Campus
 
Medaille College
Buffalo , USA

Homeland Security events including issues involving terrorism, emergency management, and disaster management, relief and mitigation populate news headlines every day.

Homeland Security events including issues involving terrorism, emergency management, and disaster management, relief and mitigation populate news headlines every day. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates

Security is the insurance policy of the nation. It is a responsibility that we all must share. The M.A. in International and Civil Security program at Khalifa University will ... +

Security is the insurance policy of the nation. It is a responsibility that we all must share. The M.A. in International and Civil Security program at Khalifa University will prepare you to be a leader in this field. -
MA
Part-time
5 semesters
English
27 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Neapolis University Pafos
Paphos , Cyprus

The MSc in International Relations, Strategy, and Security aims at providing students with a broad assessment of contemporary international relations, with emphasis on strateg ... +

The MSc in International Relations, Strategy, and Security aims at providing students with a broad assessment of contemporary international relations, with emphasis on strategy and security issues. It combines in-depth academic training in key concepts, theories, and case studies, alongside a structured process of engagement with contemporary debates and experience. It integrates theoretical approaches with the study of many cases and issues. -
MSc
Full-time
18 months
English, Greek
Oct 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Citadel
Charleston , USA

The Master of Arts degree program in International Politics and Military Affairs (IPMA) is designed to meet the needs of the US military and federal governmental agencies as w ... +

The Master of Arts degree program in International Politics and Military Affairs (IPMA) is designed to meet the needs of the US military and federal governmental agencies as well as international governmental and non-governmental organizations, multinational business enterprises, and others interested in gaining greater knowledge about the field of international politics. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Swansea University
Swansea , United Kingdom

The MA in International Security and Development introduces you to the major issues and critical debates within a profoundly serious field. Security, violence and conflict are ... +

The MA in International Security and Development introduces you to the major issues and critical debates within a profoundly serious field. Security, violence and conflict are now central to international politics and development policy discourse. Understanding the modern world demands a full appreciation of conflict and violence. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Vesalius College
Brussels , Belgium

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students and ... +

Directed by Professor Jamie Shea (former NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges) this unique one-year Master’s program provides students and professionals with comprehensive knowledge and policy-oriented skills at the intersection of peace, security and strategic studies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Kaunas University of Technology
Kaunas , Lithuania

Being overwhelmed by many security issues in public policy, it is more important than ever to understand this dynamic process, to be able to assess emerging risks, threats, an ... +

Being overwhelmed by many security issues in public policy, it is more important than ever to understand this dynamic process, to be able to assess emerging risks, threats, and their management mechanisms. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Litauian
01 Sep 2020
31 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Informa – Terrorism and Security
London , United Kingdom

The knowledge you will gain from this course will prove invaluable encountering the ever-present and increasingly complex threat to local, national and global security.

The knowledge you will gain from this course will prove invaluable encountering the ever-present and increasingly complex threat to local, national and global security. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
11 - 28 months
English
14 Sep 2020
04 Sep 2020
Online
 
Cranfield University
Swindon , United Kingdom +1 More

The need for accessible, comprehensive and reliable research and education on terrorism and counterterrorism remains profound. This new MSc addresses those needs drawing on Cr ... +

The need for accessible, comprehensive and reliable research and education on terrorism and counterterrorism remains profound. This new MSc addresses those needs drawing on Cranfield’s expert staff and unique facilities to offer students an exceptional and cutting edge programme in this critical area. -
MSc
Full-time
11 months
English
Campus
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence , USA

This specialization is designed to meet the professional development needs of students involved in the public or private safety sector. It is specially designed for students w ... +

This specialization is designed to meet the professional development needs of students involved in the public or private safety sector. It is specially designed for students with experience or interest in law enforcement, the military, emergency management, disaster relief, corporate security, transportation security, public safety, hazards management, public health preparedness, and fire security. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Online
 

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