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Interdisciplinary Doctoral Research Initiative

The Office of Graduate Military Programs allows Fort Leavenworth faculty and students, both military and civilian, the opportunity to pursue broad, interdisciplinary degree programs in areas relevant to their professional or personal interests through KU's Special Studies Doctoral Program. Those interested in pursuing a Special Studies Program degree should contact Mike Denning, Director, Office of Professional Military Graduate Education Director, at gmjdenning@ku.edu.

"LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas today announced a new initiative linking KU and the Army’s premier educational center, the Command and General Staff College and other organizations at Fort Leavenworth...The goal, said KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway, is to help educate the next generation of Army officers through advanced-degree programs aimed at faculty and students at the CGSC."

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Research Initiative

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The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Louis Stokes Educational Scholarship Program is open to college freshman and college sophomores in the IT disciplines.  Recipients receive full tuition and guaranteed employment upon graduation!

ICCAESummer internships (2019) with the Defense Intelligence Agency - plan early for your security clearance.

USNORTHCOM's Volunteer Student Internship Program accepting applications from Graduate Students and ROTC students!

KU receives Defense Intelligence Agency Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence grant.  

KU designation as a Department of Defense Language Training Center has been renewed through 2019.​ Learn more here


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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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