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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.
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Amanda Rivkin, a 2011 graduate, worked as a photographer covering politics, social issues and features for publications in the U.S. and Europe prior to beginning SSP. Highlights of this time in her life include covering Obama’s Election Night victory rally
GSSR columnist and SSP student Nick Impson discusses the latest developments of the Chinese airpower and how it has grown to become an integral part of their military posture.
In the MIT Press International Security Journal Professor Oriana Mastro examines the potential of Chinese help in securing North Korea’s nuclear weapons.