Bachelor of Science in Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis

At a Glance

  • Credits Required for Entrance: 60
  • Additional Transfer Credits: up to 30

Admissions Requirements »

Next Start Date
Monday, May 7, 2018
Application Deadline
Friday, April 6, 2018

What you'll need »

A completed application includes the following:

  • Application form
  • Letter of Intent (1-2 pages) outlining your experience, prior learning, and educational/career objectives.
  • Resume or ERB
  • If applicable, official military training transcripts (Joint Services Transcript/CCAF), mailed to Norwich University
  • Official transcripts of all courses taken at regionally accredited colleges, mailed to Norwich University at P.O. Box 367, Northfield, VT 05663

For more information, visit our bachelor’s admissions pages.

Admissions Department Hours
Monday - Friday: 0800 to 1630 EDT
Extended hours available by appointment

Phone: 1-866-684-7237
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    Transfer Credits
    You may receive the equivalent of up to 60 semester credits for SOF courses, preparation in leadership and language study, or additional specialized military training as reviewed for credit by the American Council on Education or a similarly recognized organization. You may also transfer up to an additional 30 semester-credit equivalents from other accredited institutions of higher education for courses that meet specific course requirements in the program.
  • Use of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.
    Military Transcripts
    We want to ensure that you get credit where credit is due. For the Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis bachelor's degree completion program, your military transcripts will provide Norwich with the information needed to begin reviewing and evaluating your military experience and training for college credit. Fortunately you can begin the process of obtaining these online from the various branches of service.
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