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Foreign Area Officer (FAO)

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.


Civilian MBA Program (U.S. Navy)

Supply Corps officers selected through the Navy’s Civilian Institutions 810 program attend KU’s full-time Master's degree program in Business Administration (MBA) and are awarded a 1301P subspecialty code (Acquisition/Distribution Management) upon graduation.


Supply Chain Management & Logistics

The KU School of Business, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) at Fort Leavenworth, offers Army officers the opportunity to expand their future potential with a specialized degree in Supply Chain Management.


Global & International Studies - Interagency Track

The Global Interagency Studies track of the M.A. in Global and International Studies program is fully funded by the United States Special Operations Command and is specifically tailored for Special Operations Forces officers.


Military History

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 of history.


Petroleum Management

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.


Political Science: U.S. Army Special Operations Forces Ph.D.

Based on the success of KU’s Interagency Studies M.A. program, a doctoral degree in political science with specializations in American politics, Public Policy, International Relations, or Comparative Politics was created for the Special Forces community.


Public Affairs and Administration

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.

 

Non-Degree Seeking

 
Army Brigade Executive Education

The KU School of Business provides a unique leadership development experience for newly selected Army brigade commanders through its Executive Education program. This 5 day program is taught by KU faculty, and provides a learning environment and educational experience frequently used in the private sector for leadership development of corporate executives.


Military and the Media

A partnership with the Combined Arms Center, School of Journalism and the McCormick Foundation, this program is designed to increase understanding by the U.S. Army and the media of each other’s culture and role in a democracy.


Project GO (Global Officer)

The University of Kansas is one of 25 schools across the country that 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.

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Foreign Area Officer Program (FAO)



The University of Kansas has been educating U.S. Foreign Area Officers for more than 50 years. The interdisciplinary MA program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at KU is one of the longest established in the nation, having trained more than 60 Foreign Area Officers since 1990. Learn more...

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