Associate of Arts in Military Studies
Examine the history of conflict and the role of the American military. Use your knowledge to promote yourself and your career. Earn your Associate of Arts in Military Studies from Ashford University.
What you will learn
The Associate of Arts in Military Studies combines a broad general-education curriculum with studies specific to the United States military, including government, politics, and the role of the military as a peacekeeping force. This program enables you to earn a degree while expanding your knowledge of America and the world. Upon completion of your Associate of Arts in Military Studies degree program, you will be able to:
- Explain the concept of security and how it has evolved.
- Describe past and current economic, social, political, technological, environmental, and military threats and risks.
- Discuss courses of action to mitigate threats and risks from real-world security and military events.
- Identify moral and ethical issues related to the military.
Your Courses in Military Studies
Promote yourself and your career – earn your Associate of Arts in Military Studies. Your courses in this 64-credit program focus on topics important to the military, such as politics, history, and peacekeeping.
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.
Careers in Military Studies
While Associate of Arts in Military Studies graduates do not have to pursue a career in the military, this degree does provide an excellent foundation if you are interested in military and department of defense related occupations. This degree can also prepare you for continued studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Take a look at your potential career options.
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