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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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The latest episode of The Security Studies Podcast features Toni Gidwani to discuss her springtime course, “Cybersecurity Strategy”. The conversation focuses on three broad topics: dynamics in cybersecurity between the government, the private sector, and the citizenry; cyber operations and
Where are you from and what path brought you to SSP? I’m a local kid, born and raised in Maryland. I spent some time working in Congress, the intelligence community, and academia. I came to SSP because a number of
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