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Fax  850.412.7542

Center for Global Security and International Affairs
659 Ardelia Ct.
Tallahassee, Florida 32307


The Certificate in Global Security Studies is multi-disciplinary and is open to pre and post baccalaureates. The program is designed to provide students with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to pursue a career in either national intelligence and/or global security. The program allows students to pursue either the certificate, advanced certificate or minor. The certificate program requires completion of six (6) selected courses; whereas, the advanced certificate requires successful completion of an additional 6 hours and/or a language proficiency in Arabic, Mandarin, Russian or Swahili. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and more than 60 credit hours will have the option to complete an internship with one or more participating public sector agencies.

The certificate program(s) has seven areas of emphasis: African world affairs, computer information systems, criminal justice, economics, engineering, political science and psychology. Each track requires completion of three (3) core courses and three (3) elective courses from a selected area.



3 Courses or Nine Credit Hours

Credit Hours

ECO 2013  Principles of Economics I3
ECO 2023  Principles of Economics II3
INR 4102American Foreign Policy3
INR 4334National Security Policy3
INR 3502International Organizations3
INR 4084Politics of Terrorism  3
POS 4715Politics of Game Theory3
POS 4787Analytic Writing in Political Science3
POS XX Psychology of Terrorism3