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BA in Military Studies

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies online degree program is an interdisciplinary inquiry into the role the military plays in society. Read more about the Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies online degree program are generally interested in military leadership or national security. Applicants to Ashford University's should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies online degree program is designed for students who would like to acquire a general education as well as a comprehensive understanding of the role the military plays domestically and abroad.* The military studies curriculum includes courses on the anthropology of war, government, the American constitution, military ethics, and contemporary American military history. Courses also include segments on conflict resolution, international relations, military leadership, and the military as a peacekeeping entity.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete 64 credits in general education courses.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment

Major Course Requirements

  • MIL 275: Military Ethics (3 credits)
  • ANT 307: Anthropology of War (3 credits)
  • MIL 310: American Military History I (3 credits)
  • MIL 311: American Military History II (3 credits)
  • MIL 322: The Literature of War (3 credits)
  • ENG 325: Intermediate Composition (3 credits)
  • HIS 306: Twentieth-Century Europe (3 credits)
  • POL 355: International Relations (3 credits)
  • HIS 303: The American Constitution (3 credits)
  • LIB 318: Peacemaking: A Study of Conflict Resolution (3 credits)
  • MIL 350: Studies in Military Leadership (3 credits)
  • MIL 497: Military Studies Capstone (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 41 credits in elective courses.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies program who are interested in furthering their education have a number of graduate degree options. Earning an advanced degree could provide students with the education and qualifications needed for a position in a number of specialized areas connected to public safety, military studies, or the federal government.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Master of Arts in Diplomacy and Military Studies
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Public Policy
  • Master of Science in Social and Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Public Safety Administration

Career Paths:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies program is designed to prepare enrolled students to pursue entry-level employment in a number of fields. Possibilities may include law enforcement, the military, and public safety.

Possible employment opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • US Army
  • US Navy
  • US Air Force
  • US Marine Corps
  • US Coast Guard
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Veterans Affairs

*This program is not an ROTC Military Science Program and does not lead to a commission.


Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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