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Bachelor's in Global Security and Strategy Management

Ready to take your place in protecting national security interests? IWU’s Security and Strategy Management degree program can help you build on your military experience and position you to tackle challenges within the global security landscape in areas such as intelligence, security, and strategy management. Plus, fast-track your global security degree completion through your military training credits and earn your bachelor’s fully online in just one year!

Why Pursue My Global Security Degree Online at IWU?

From a bachelor’s program that makes the most of your military training through an accelerated degree structure to offering our global security degree fully online, IWU has aimed for the highest caliber of higher education experience for more than a century—and online education for more than a quarter century. Today, we are proud to offer the support you need to have a meaningful impact on many areas that impact national security—through faculty who bring a practitioner-centered approach to your learning and curriculum aligned to industry standards and best practices. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. Additionally, your tuition rates are locked in the moment you start. You will experience no tuition hikes for the duration of your program.

What Will I Learn in a Global Security Degree Program?

This BS in Global Security and Strategy Management develops your approach to preventative and responsive strategy management of global threats to national security. Your program studies will deepen your understanding of the global security landscape, including transnational safety and security issues. Coursework covers key areas such as U.S. foreign policy, national security and intelligence, international business focus, and more. Learn to understand the theoretical, political, religious, and organizational frameworks around global security and refine your decision making and security strategy based on these factors.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

42 Credit Hours


$455/ Credit Hour

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

Financial AidTuition Info

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
What You Will Study in This Global Security Degree Program

Coursework for your bachelor’s degree covers how 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

After Graduation
Potential Careers

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

Work in Various Industries

  • Industries

Program Requirements
  • 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.
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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

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