Graduate Certificate, Arctic Security

Complete the following admission requirements:

  • Student must have a completed baccalaureate degree.
  • If the degree is in a non-security or arctic related field and has a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, they will be required to start with one 400-level course, which is an elective option for the degree. 
  • Students that have already obtained a graduate degree will not be required to complete an entrance exam or complete a 400-level course first. 
  • Students with a baccalaureate degree in a related field, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher will not have any additional testing or entry course requirements.
  • If the student has a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 2.75, regardless of the field of study, they will be required to complete the Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Exam.
  • If a student has a cumulative GPA below 2.75, they will be required to submit results from either the GRE or GMAT. 

Minimum Requirements for Arctic Security Graduate Certificate: 12 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Graduate Certificate Requirements
Complete the graduate certificate requirements.
Arctic Security Program Requirements
Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Complete the following:
Vulnerability and Protection
Circumpolar Competition-Arctic Diplomacy and Defense
Arctic Strategies and Operations
Complete one of the following:
Comparative Homeland Security
Homeland Defense and Security
Human Security
Security and Disaster Management Seminar
International Relations of the North