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This certificate program examines core topics in international and regional security. Students will be introduced to scholarly work on the sources of conflict, violence and security issues in the international arena, as well as literature on the resolution and mitigation of such conflicts. Students will apply theories and concepts of both interstate and intrastate conflict to important contemporary cases, and analyze the effectiveness of potential policy responses. This certificate program will prepare students for further graduate study in the fields of international relations, national security and international security, as well as related careers in the public and private sector. Where available, this certificate may be earned while completing the MA in international relations, MA in national security studies or as a stand-alone graduate certificate.

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This certificate may be earned while completing the MA in International Relations, MA in National Security Studies or as a stand-alone graduate certificate, where available.

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