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The Security Studies Program master’s degree offers a flexible schedule and intensive curriculum for a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars.
The Center for Security Studies offers an expansive academic curriculum, in-depth research, and critical dialogue on security issues. As the oldest and most respected master’s degree program in its field, the Security Studies Program is dedicated to preparing a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars to think critically and act responsibly in the face of the 21st Century’s most pressing national and international security problems.
SSP faculty are experts in their fields and accomplished practitioners with decades of experience.
CSS News and Events
Faculty Article: Difficulties With Emotion Regulation in the Contemporary U.S. Armed Forces: Structural Contributors and Potential Solutions
Servicemembers face a great deal of stress in the U.S. military, but exactly what factors contribute to this? Professor Liz Stanley considers this question, offering solutions toward emotion regulation in the armed forces.
For Foreign Policy, Prof. Dan Byman discusses why governments so often fail to act on intelligence about terrorist attacks.
On the Journal of Intelligence and National Security, Prof. John Gentry discusses the relevance and impact of intelligence in war, and assesses whether its role has changed throughout time.