Academics

CISA strives to produce graduates who think strategically and are able to:

  • Understand the contemporary security environment, to include: terrorism, violent extremism, proliferation of WMD, crime and narco- trafficking, piracy, armed groups, and other sources of instability 
  • Create integrated and comprehensive strategies, policies (and laws), and campaign plans for addressing contemporary security challenges
  • Operate effectively across the broad spectrum of conflict, to include traditional war, hybrid contingencies, as well as against irregular and asymmetric threats or in counterinsurgency and stability operations
  • Anticipate emerging threats and evolving challenges; remain career-long learners
  • Integrate globally with a range of partners and lead teams as part of joint, inter-agency, multi-national, or international security efforts

The Faculty

CISA's faculty is uniquely positioned between academia and government, and focus on topics such as international security studies, irregular warfare, non-state actors, and combating terrorism. Our students learn to think strategically and to operate effectively in the complexity of the 21st century security environment. To see who is on the faculty at the College, click here.