Director, William C. Banks, Dineen Hall, Suite 300, College of Law, 315-443-2284
The CAS in Security Studies is a 12-credit, interdisciplinary program for law and graduate students preparing for careers in national security, homeland security, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism.
Certificate students collaborate across range of subjects, benefitting from faculty expertise in national and homeland security; international and atrocity law; military operations and defense strategy; counterterrorism law and policy; counter-proliferation policy; diplomacy and international relations; mass communication; cybersecurity law, policy, and engineering; conflict and postconflict studies; and more.
Alumni form an extended, active, and influential network, boosting INSCT’s reputation as a “go to” organization for shaping discourse on security challenges. Students also can join the INSCT-supported Student Association on Terrorism and Security Analysis.
Candidates for the CAS take six credits (two courses) chosen from the required courses list and six credits (two courses) from a wide choice of elective courses.