National Security Studies FAQs

What can you do with a national security degree?

With your online Bachelor of Science in National Security Studies from Norwich University, you can gain crucial critical thinking, ethical decision-making and leadership skills. You can then advance in federal and local law enforcement, homeland security, military contracting and military service careers.

Do I have to pick a concentration in the BS in National Security Studies?

No, the online BS in National Security Studies program at Norwich University does not include concentrations or specializations, but you will be able to select electives that align with your interests and goals.

Does the online BS in National Security Studies have a residency component?

While not required for completing your online bachelor's degree at Norwich University, there is an optional annual Residency Conference that provides unique educational and social engagement to culminate your time at Norwich.

What does a typical week look like as a student in the online BS in National Security Studies program?

Norwich has developed online programs that provide a gateway, not a barrier, to maximize your career potential. Get to know a few graduates — with busy schedules — and learn how they made their education fit into their lives.

What’s an online degree at Norwich University look like?

In the Norwich University online BS in National Security Studies, you'll learn in a flexible virtual classroom that allows you to access program content and contribute to class discussions anywhere and anytime. You will also interact frequently with peers and knowledgeable program faculty.

What are the online BS in National Security Studies faculty like?

Norwich faculty members embody the spirit of thinking and doing that has always informed Norwich’s academic model. Combining extensive academic and research credentials with career experience in the subjects they teach, our faculty members bring vast knowledge and real-world insight into the virtual classroom. They include nationally renowned subject matter experts, published authors and researchers, high-ranking retired military officers and accomplished professionals in various industries and sectors.

What type of support is available?

Upon enrollment, every Norwich student (including online students) gains access to an incredible network of people whose primary job is to help — from our student services advisers to our dedicated distance learning librarian and technical support team.