Officers Attending US Army Command & General Staff Officer's Course
Developed in conjunction with the CGSC's Department of Logistics & Resource Operations, the MS-SCM provides officers with the opportunity to expand their future potential with a specialized degree in Supply Chain Management. The KU curriculum complements the quality training and experience military logisticians typically enjoy, while providing a broader, civilian economy focus. To learn more, click here.
The M.A. in Global and International Studies (Interagency Track) was developed in conjunction with USASOC and the CGSC SOF Element. The program was specifically designed for officers in the SOF community, but is applicable to any officer who is preparing to work within the complex interagency governmental process. For more information, click here.
The MS-BOL complements CGSC's leadership curriculum by introducing officers to strategic leadership. The curriculum incorporates relevant, practical knowledge balanced across the tenets for leading and managing people and organizations -- talent management and development, team-building and organizational leadership, strategic direction and change, and leadership. For more information, click here.
This MS degree is one of the nation's only graduate degrees in Homeland Security to be offered within a School of Law. This highly interdisciplinary degree prepares officers to develop policies, strategies, plans and programs to reduce America's vulnerability to the full range of homeland security threats and potential catastrophic events. For more information, click here.
These degrees are designed to prepare officers to advance their careers in the military, and afterwards, to thrive in the civilian world of project management. The program emphasizes the strategic role that PM plays in the performance of global organizations and provides them with the full spectrum of PM concepts and methodologies, including portfolio and program management, techincal delivery, agile, and change management. For more information, click here.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is the professional degree for those who seek leadership positions in public service. The MPA is designed to develop the skills necessary to confront society’s most important problems. For more information, click here.
Advanced Civilian Education
Providing courses in over 40 foreign languages, KU offers one-year (12-month) MA programs for well-prepared FAOs in the Americas, South Asia, Europe, Eurasia, China, North Africa, Middle East, North Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. KU has been educating FAOs for more than 50 years. To learn more, click here.
The University of Kansas has a rich tradition in military history. Over the past thirty years, more than 35 students have completed M.A. degrees emphasizing military history, and more than twenty students have earned Ph.D. degrees in this subfield. Military History at KU is one of the Primary Fields that MA and PhD graduate students are required to specialize in. For more information, click here.
The MBA with a concentration in Petroleum Management (MBA-PM) combines a unique curriculum of master’s level business and engineering courses enabling U.S. Naval Supply Corps officers to transition to billets as fuels specialists. For more information, click here.
The University of Kansas is one of 25 schools across the country that currently participates in Project Global Officer, a Department of Defense initiative aimed at improving the language skills, regional expertise, and intercultural communication skills of future military officers. For more information, click here.
KU offers specialized language training through the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) for military personnel stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley, and Fort Leonard Wood. For more information, click here.
Starting Fall 2018, KU will offer an Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC CAE) Certificate. This certificate supports the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) IC CAE mission, which is to enhance the recruitment and retention of an ethnically and culturally diverse workforce with capabilities critical to U.S. national security interests. Students are required to complete four online courses (12 credit hours). Upon completion of certificate students will have in-depth knowledge of the intelligence community, intelligence collection, intelligence analysis and threats the US faces in the public and private sectors. For more information, click here.