Your Career: Security & Military Affairs

The Fletcher School offers a rigorous, yet flexible curriculum to let you tailor your graduate education to the international career of your choice. The following Fletcher courses can help you launch or advance a career in the military or security sector.

Explore Courses in Security & Military Affairs

The Arabs and Their Neighbors

Contemporary South Asia

Decision Making and Public Policy

Advanced Seminar in Development and Conflict Resolution

The Evolution of Strategy

Foreign Relations and National Security Law

Foundations of Policy Analysis

Gender, Culture and Conflict in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

The Globalization of Central Asia and the Caucasus

Globalization of Eurasia: the Turks and the Politics of Eurasia

The Globalization of Politics and Culture for Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Humanitarian Action in Complex Emergencies

Humanitarian Studies in the Field

Seminar on Internal Conflicts and War

International Human Rights Law

International Humanitarian Law

International Organizations

International Relations of the United States and East Asia: 1945 to the Present

Iran in Global Politics

Islam and Politics: Religion and Power in World Affairs

Islam and the West

The Islamic World

Issues in Civil-Military Relations  

Leadership in Public and Private Sector Organizations

Modern Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Non-Proliferation Law and Institutions

North Korean State and Society

Peace Operations

Policy and Strategy in the Origins, Conduct, and Termination of War

The Politics of the Korean Peninsula: Foreign and Inter-Korean Relations

Politics in Violent Conflict in Africa

Proliferation—Counterproliferation and Homeland Security Issues

Public International Law

The Role of Force in International Politics

Crisis Management and Complex Emergencies

Technology and International Security

Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution

U.S.-European Relations Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

War and Society in the Middle East in Historical Perspective

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Our Alumni

Hila Hanif, The Fletcher School

Hila Hanif

MALD 09

‎Cyber Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary of Defense

With the recent testimony by national intelligence leaders that cyber attacks and cyber espionage have supplanted terrorism as the top threat facing the United States, Hila Hanif is working harder than ever to help the world understand the depth and breath of the cyber domain. Read more

Our Alumni

Jana Havranek, The Fletcher School, MALD 2009

Jan Havránek

MALD 09

Director, Defence Policy & Strategy Division, Czech Republic

“Fletcher always impacts you at some point in your career, and I think it is a continuing sort of connection,” he said. “Even though I’ve only been out of school five years, I’ve benefited so much from the Fletcher network.” Read more

Our Alumni


Jeff Chamberlin

F03

Deputy Director of the Office of European and African Threat Reduction

There have been many moments in Jeff Chamberlin’s work at the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) when he’s found himself negotiating over an important element aimed at reducing the danger of nuclear proliferation. And what has flashed into his mind? Read more