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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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In our first SSP Student Profile, we interview Kayla O’Callaghan, Student Council President and Admissions Ambassador.
Learn more about Professor Trita Parsi, Adjunct Associate Professor and Founder of the National Iranian American Council.
On the Texas National Security Review, Prof. David M. Edelstein argues that great power competition has never gone away in the way that many had hoped in the years following the end of the Cold War. Today the United States is in