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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
On Lawfare, Professor Dan Byman thinks tech companies should take initiative after the El Paso mass shooting by creating terrorist designation lists.
On Foreign Policy, Professor Oriana S. Mastro sees Beijing taking economic and diplomatic measures to secure its own interests and maintain control over Pyongyang.
On Brookings, Professor Dan Byman reflects on the death of Hamza bin Laden and al-Qaida’s desperation to regain its momentum.