Select Page

National Security and Intelligence Studies

Academic Program
Visit UsApply Today

Program Type:

License & Certification, Online

Academic Division:

Arts & Humanities


Advanced preparation for leadership in the field of National Security.

Increase the safety of your nation and go further in your career with the Master of Arts in National Security and Intelligence Studies offered by Notre Dame College Online.

A degree not commonly offered by other schools, our online master’s degree in national security and intelligence studies gives you the specialized training you need to enter leadership roles in the security field.

Our NSIS program is taught by doctorally-qualified faculty with exceptional experience in the classroom and backgrounds in the field, including in the FBI and NATO, and scholars with publications on national security.

Our curriculum emphasizes an all-hazards approach. Students who choose not to pursue the MA may earn a graduate certificate from one of four certification options/programs:

  • Biodefense, Science & Technology Security Analysis
  • Transnational Threat Analysis
  • Terrorism and Critical Infrastructure Analysis
  • Strategic Intelligence and Risk Assessment Analysis

Active or Reserve National Guard members are eligible for a 10% tuition discount and can submit NIMS certifications for up to nine credit hours toward this degree.

This Program Is Designed For:

  • Security and intelligence professionals who wish to advance into leadership positions
  • Individuals seeking to change careers to enter the national security sector
  • Working adults who want to earn an advanced degree in a flexible format
  • Military and National Guard officers seeking promotion

To find out more visit National Security and Intelligence Studies


Earn your M.A. in National Security and Intelligence Studies online. LEARN MORE >>

Tuition & Aid

Learn more about financing your Notre Dame College education.

View Tuition & Aid

Transfer Students

Discover how your previous academic credits can help you earn your degree faster.

View Transfer Details

Military and Veterans

Discover how your U.S. military service can help you earn your degree.

View Military Info

Credentials You Can Count On

Notre Dame College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission as a degree-granting institution. Our academic programs are accredited by some of the most respected organizations of higher education in the country.

The education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Founding institution of the American Council on Education.
Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Discover the Real You at NDC

Your NDC education can waken and shape your passions, sharpen strengths and lead to a career path that is meaningful and rewarding. Discover your potential at NDC.