Master of Arts in International Security
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Full time, Part time
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* Tuition is the same for domestic and international students and each program is 60 credit hours.
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.
- International Security Program 2-page overview (PDF) and 3-page overview with detail (PDF)
- Certificate Program in Homeland Security fact sheet (PDF)
- Alum Spotlight: Abe Denmark received his MA in International Security from the Josef Korbel School. Read about his work with the Center for a New American Security.
Program Admission Requirements
Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.
Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.