Applied Doctorates in Global Security & Strategic Intelligence

Do you wish to deepen your knowledge and leadership capabilities in one or more of these areas?

  • Strategic intelligence
  • International affairs and international security
  • Foreign policy
  • Conflict resolution
  • Human security
  • Cybersecurity

If so, it’s time to explore American Military University's Doctor of Global Security or Doctor of Strategic Intelligence.

A doctoral degree is designed for professionals reaching the pinnacle of their field who are passionate about finding new discoveries. These cutting-edge programs are applied doctorates with online coursework complemented by annual residencies.

About AMU's Doctorates

All doctoral programs involve research. In an applied doctorate, research focuses on real-world scenarios and problem solving with actionable results and make new discoveries. Learnings can be put to immediate use and will help you to:

  • Bridge divergent research
  • Formulate actionable policy
  • Evaluate multifaceted challenges
  • Lead organizational change

Brought to you by AMU's School of Security and Global Studies, these programs are designed to provide the professional skills and research acumen needed to perform at an executive or senior level.

You will learn from faculty who hold distinguished academic credentials, offering their decades of real-world experience with intelligence and counter-intelligence, extremism, identity politics, cyber, international security, global governance and political psychology.

We are now accepting applications. The application deadline is June 1, 2020. Request information to learn more about admission requirements, pricing, courses, etc.

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Hear from the experts

Our doctoral programs are backed by decades of experience by our highly-credentialed faculty working in the field.

Mark Riccardi
Mark Riccardi, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Security and Global Studies
Nicole Drumhiller
Nicole Drumhiller, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Security and Global Studies; President, the Center on Transnational Crime and Political Conflict
Kate Brannum
Kate Brannum, Ph.D.
Program Director, International Relations & Conflict Resolution, Middle Eastern Studies
James Burch
James Burch, D.Mgt.
Associate Professor; Naval cryptologist and intelligence faculty
Melissa Schnyder
Melissa Schnyder, Ph.D.
Professor; Expertise in European politics, immigration and asylum, civil society political participation

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At American Military University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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The application deadline is June 1, 2020.

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