Liberty University Online

Master of Science in National Security


1971 University Blvd.

Lynchburg, VA 24502

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in National Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

Protect Your Country Using a Master’s Degree in National Security

Are you committed to protecting the welfare of your country and its citizens? Pursue a job or advance your career within the federal government or law enforcement with Liberty University’s Master of Science in National Security. Your training in the various aspects of national defense policy can prepare you for leadership, management, or other positions of influence that often require master’s level credentials and training.

This degree will help you explore how nations use diplomacy, intelligence, and military strength to develop policy and regional stability or use their military to take action in a crisis. You’ll study history, political theory, and public policy analysis. Within our national security-focused courses, you’ll learn about threat scenarios, defense budgets, and security strategy.

You’ll find a wide variety of career opportunities in national security — especially to those with a master’s degree. You could pursue a career as a federal agent, secret service member, cryptologist, or security officer. You could even go into fields like intelligence, foreign affairs, logistics, or industrial security.

Your country benefits when people like you stand guard over the welfare of its people. When you pursue your degree through Liberty, you’ll receive the training you need to excel in national security.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.

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