Missouri State University

Missouri State University

Defense and Strategic Studies


9302 Lee Highway, Hungers Branch, 7th Floor

Fairfax, VA 22031

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

9 cr. hr. Certificate - Defense and Strategic Studies, M.S. - Defense and Strategic Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Designed to provide professional, graduate level academic education and training for students planning careers in the fields of national security policy, international security affairs, defense analysis, arms control, and education. In essence, this is a graduate international studies program, with emphasis on security problems, strategic interests, and U.S. policy and policy-making. It is a program in public affairs. The program accommodates both full time and part time students, including working students. Classes are held in late afternoon and evening to accommodate mid-career professionals.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36 cr. hrs.

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $247 Missouri residents, $484 non-Missouri residen USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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