The ISS program is designed to expose future decision makers and analysts to existing and prospective security challenges faced by the United States and the world community. Courses review the principal features of international security both empirically and conceptually. They cover a wide variety of topics, including armed conflict, terrorism, foreign policy, and the envirnoment, and also cover a number of regions around the globe, including Europe, the Middle East, Eurasia, Russia, the United States and East Asia.

In this section you can find more information on requirements for the Master's degree and Certificate, see the current and upcoming course schedule, and find information on a number of important policies.