Online Global Security and Competitive Statecraft Graduate Certificate
The global security and competitive statecraft graduate certificate program provides students with cutting-edge research and practical insight from thought-leading faculty on contemporary global security issues. In this global security certificate, you’ll deepen your understanding of current trends in military and technological innovation, geopolitical competition, and the changing global political and economic landscape.
Next start date: 08/18/2022
Total classes: 5
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 15
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What is a global security and competitive statecraft certificate?
The global security certificate delivers authoritative practical insight into the contemporary global security environment by nationally known practitioners and scholars. Focused on the emerging era of geopolitical competition and compounding security challenges, this international security certificate illuminates the challenges in the global security environment that shape contemporary national statecraft.
This global security certificate complements a wide range of ASU Online graduate degrees, including:
- Master of Arts in global security.
- Master of Arts in international affairs and leadership.
- Master of Science in global technology and development.
Why earn a graduate global security certificate?
The global security certificate is unique and forward-thinking, staying ahead of developing trends as they emerge. Because of this, you’ll graduate with a strong grasp on contemporary problems in the global environment. Courses are developed and taught by practitioners alongside university scholars, including high-level government officials, military strategists, award-winning journalists and policy leaders in cybersecurity, human rights, national security and foreign policy.
Additionally, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career outlook for global security jobs, like information security analyst, is projected to grow 33% from 2020–2030, which is much quicker than the average rate.
Will my global security certificate say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
Graduate global security certificate courses
This 15-credit international security certificate program is made up of one required course and four electives, and can take as few as two semesters to complete. Courses include:
Cybersecurity Threats and Trends
Emerging Technologies and Global Security
Future of War
Key Issues in Today’s Global Economy
Understanding Great Power Competition
U.S. Diplomacy in Action: The Embassy Country Team
What can I do with my global security certificate?
This global security certificate prepares you for a wide array of government, NGO and private sector positions, including careers in military strategy, intelligence, public policy, risk analysis and international relations. Specific examples include, but are not limited to:
Global security certificate admission requirements
Applicants to the global security certificate program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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