Online B.S. Global Security and Strategy Management

Overview of the Online Global Security and Strategy Management Program

Fast-track your career by turning your military training into a degree.

Our country needs out-of-the-box, strategic thinkers who can address, manage, and navigate security threats across the world. With a Bachelor of Science in Global Security & Strategy Management, you can build on your military experience and prepare yourself for a rewarding career in intelligence, security, or strategy management.

  • 100% online, flexible program
  • Maximize your TA and VA benefits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits to meet degree requirements
  • Complete your degree in as few as 10 classes (about 1 year)*



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*The number of courses required to complete this degree will be determined through official evaluation of all transcripts and is dependent upon the number of approved credits transferred.

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You’ll Learn To…

  • Describe the primary theoretical, political, religious, and organizational structures that compose the international relations and global security landscape.
  • Evaluate the global security landscape relating to transnational safety and security issues.
  • Apply global security and strategy management principles and concepts to complex problems.
  • Integrate an ethical framework in decision-making and strategy development.

Career Options

  • Intelligence
  • Diplomacy
  • Policy Strategy
  • Homeland Security
  • Federal Law Enforcement Agencies

Military Preferred Tuition


IWU is honored to extend MILITARY PREFERRED TUITION* to active duty, National Guard, reserves, retirees, veterans, spouses, surviving spouses, DoD employees, DHS employees, and dependent children with VA educational benefits.


$250 per credit hour tuition rate
Free digital textbooks
No out-of-pocket technology fee


  • No out-of-pocket costs for digital textbooks, technology, or educational resource fees.**
  • If you plan to use Military Tuition Assistance or VA Educational Benefits, you will have little to no out-of-pocket costs.

*The military preferred tuition discount does not apply to students enrolled in IWU-Marion residential campus, School of Health Sciences (except MPH), uLeap, nurse practitioner, doctoral, or graduate counseling programs. The military preferred tuition discount for master's programs is not applicable to spouses and dependents. Other exclusions may apply. Ask your enrollment counselor for additional details.

** If VA educational benefits or state grants are available to cover the costs of the technology and educational resource fees, those funds will be utilized. There will be no direct cost to you.


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Continuing Education

Upon completion of your bachelor’s degree, you may also be prepared for advanced standing in one of IWU-National & Global’s master’s programs, such as:

Graduates of the BS Global Security and Strategy Management program can earn dual credit for up to 25% of their master’s degree depending upon course availability, selection, and degree program.


42 Total
$455/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Below are the courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below. For further information, feel free to contact us.

Global Security Courses


Global Security Courses

Choose 6 courses



Strategy, Management, & Leadership Courses

Choose 6 courses





Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of high school graduation or GED certification.
  • Original transcripts from all previous college or university study at a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor core program.

  • Completion of 120 semester hours.
  • Completion of the required core courses with a GPA of 2.25 or higher.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 hours of general education requirements as specified in IWU Catalog.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.


The B.S. Global Security and Strategy Management at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024