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Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies

Engage your education with your Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies earned online from Ashford University. This degree will guide you in developing the historical, ethical, and foundational skills to advance your career as a leader, whether you pursue opportunities in the military or in the private sector.

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What you will learn

The Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies provides you with a foundation of historical and political knowledge to understand the role of the military as an institution. You will analyze the role of the military within its chronological and geographical contexts. And you will learn the importance of the US military as both a fighting and a peacekeeping force. Upon completion of your Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies degree program, you will be able to:

  • Analyze the economic threats and risks present in today’s society.
  • Assess the technological challenges that instigate insecurity for governments, businesses, and non-profit institutions.
  • Explain modern social and political security challenges.
  • Examine environmental issues that create security and military threats and risks.
  • Develop possible courses of action to mitigate threats and risks from real world security and military events.

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Your Courses in Military Studies

Engage your education with your Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies. Your courses combine important military topics with broad studies in history, politics, philosophy, and international affairs.

Introductory Courses
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.

Major Course Requirements (36 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

Careers in Military Studies

Professionals with a Bachelor of Arts in Military Studies may choose to enter a number of careers in which critical thinking skills are a must. Take a look at your potential career options.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.