Master of Arts
The Master of Arts in Military Studies focuses on strategic military operations in peace and conflict with concentrations in joint warfare, irregular warfare, or strategic leadership. You will study military art through historical and contemporary context and apply theory, established doctrine, and the laws of war to emerging defense and security challenges facing the U.S. You will also learn to identify viable courses of action when doctrine or revolutionary changes in strategy and operation occur.
The curriculum for this online master’s program was developed with input from academic professionals, senior military leaders, and those serving in the national security arena. Coursework provides useful preparation for pursuing mid- to senior-level careers in government or military service, or as a research scholar or military instructor. It also prepares you to publish scholarly works and to pursue a doctorate in a related field. While popular among students from the armed forces and government agencies, this major is open to any student interested in military philosophy, strategy, and operations