2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 24, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

National Security


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National Security

Chair:  Robert A. Sanders, LP.D, Northeastern University
Professors: Charles A. Morgan, M.D., Loma Linda University; Paulette L. Pepin, Ph.D., Fordham University 
Associate Professors: Leo Lester, Ph.D., University of Reading; Matthew Schmidt, Ph.D., Georgetown University; Howard Stoffer, Ph.D., Columbia University    
Assistant Professors: John Hitzeman, Ph.D., University of New Haven; Jeffrey Treistman, Ph.D., Syracuse University   
 

National security combats terrorist threats that come from abroad. National security majors at the University of New Haven develop the knowledge and skills needed for a career with the CIA, the FBI, the NSA, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, or the Department of Defense. The University of New Haven is one of the few universities in the U.S. which offers this in-demand calling.

Students who graduate from this program prepare to work as an intelligence analyst by:

  • Developing a proficiency in foreign languages through at least two years of study (Russian, Chinese or Arabic are suggested)
  • Studying abroad in a country whose language they have mastered
  • Gaining analytical skills such as critical incident mapping, data mining, data analysis, and intelligence reporting, plus hands-on experience with professional tools and software
  • Understanding how to play both defense and offense in cyberwar
  • Gaining intensive internship experience in order to contribute to national security from the first day on the job

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