Master of Science, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies
In the master’s in counter terrorism degree program the instructors emphasize mastery of core skills such as intelligence writing, threat management, counterterrorism briefing, and anti-terrorism techniques throughout all our counter terrorism courses. This terrorism and counter terrorism degree online program also provides opportunities to conduct specialized study in topics such as cybersecurity, influence warfare, and counterterrorism strategy. All counter terrorism courses towards the master's in counter terrorism are four and a half quarter units unless otherwise noted.
Graduates of the master's degree programs will be able to: Evaluate and manage various information sources and their relevance to strategic security and translate that information into actionable outcomes. Perform sophisticated analysis and evaluations of possible threats through demonstrated technical expertise and application of conceptual skills. Synthesize strategic leadership competencies specific to the program of study. Operate and communicate effectively in all mediums, with the ability to work with stakeholders at the highest levels. Appraise and apply issues of policy, reform, and ethics, integrating information literacy competencies.
Distance Education and Training Council Accrediting Commission
Bachelors Degree or completed equivalent credits with a GPA of 2.4 or above from a regional or national accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. A background check and screening process is required.