The National Security Affairs Department offers fully accredited programs leading to the Master of Arts in Security Studies. Master of Arts degrees always entail concentration in a particular regional or topical specialty, which is noted as part of the degree.
In addition to the Master of Arts Degree and Certificate Programs listed here, the NSA Department offers a small, rigorous and highly competitive PhD program, Curriculum 694, which leads to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Security Studies. NSA also offers a number of non-degree programs for deploying and overseas military personnel through the Regional Security Education Program (RSEP). NSA conducts cutting-edge research through its Center on Contemporary Conflict and Program for Culture and Conflict Studies, and coordinates with the NPS School of International Graduate Studies Center for Civil-Military Relations.