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The Master’s in Security Studies is a 36 credit, 12 course degree. SSP offers about 65 courses each semester and over 12 courses during the summer sessions, allowing its course offerings to cover a diverse range of topics and making it the most comprehensive Master’s degree in Security Studies available. Starting in January 2014, the majority of  SSP courses meet in the late afternoon or evening at 4:00, 5:00 or 6:30 pm for 2 hours and 30 minutes once a week. While SSP has over  300 students enrolled each semester,  the class sizes are capped at  approximately 18 students. 

Academic Advising

The academic team is available for in-person advising on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To book an appointment please click on the Book Now Icon below. You will receive an automated confirmation via email. If you require immediate assistance, please email Laura Soerensson at

Center for Security Studies3600 N Street, NWWashington, DC 20007CSS Phone: (202) 687.5679 Fax: (202) 687.5175securitystudies@georgetown.eduSSP Phone: (202) 687.5679 Fax: (202)

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