This is the first program of its kind in
the State of Qatar as well as in the Arab region and the Middle East.
program will prepare a new generation of strategic thinkers and security
studies scholars who want to launch or advance their careers in governmental
defense policy, foreign affairs, security affairs, academia, public policy,
public administration, and journalism. The knowledge and skills developed by the MCSS
Program will prove invaluable to anyone pursuing a career in military, security
policy, diplomacy, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), international
governmental organizations (IGOs), media and journalism, and any other
environment that requires strategic thinking.
"The MCSS program is designed to meet the highest
academic standards in the world's leading security and strategic studies
programs. It is designed specifically for graduate students enrolled in or
aiming to join the Qatari Armed Forces, the Ministries of Defense, Interior and
Foreign Affairs and the Diplomatic Corps,” said Dr. Omar Ashour, the Head and
Founder of the MCSS Program. “This is in addition to students who would like
pursue their doctoral studies in issues related to security and strategy and or
to join the media and intergovernmental organizations such as the United
Nations,” said Dr Ashour.
MCSS program consists of four semesters offered over a span of two years. The
core courses are: Critical Security Studies, Strategic
Theories and Warfare, Civil-Military Relations, Environmental and Human
Security, Regional and International Security, Armed Non-State Actors,
Understanding Conflict, and Research Methods.
program provides full scholarships for eligible students.
For admissions and more info, please follow the links below: