In this industry-focused master’s of military defense program, you will have an opportunity to learn how to design, analyze, test, and implement systems. Through our military defense courses, you can also explore software development management, global technology management, enterprise architecture, and technological innovations. You will have the opportunity to learn and apply advanced technical communications throughout the master’s in military defense program. Additionally, military classes in the military defense master’s degree program focus on technical topics as well as legal and ethical issues.
And you can take 100% of your military defense master’s degree courses online. Studying at AIU gives you the chance to study online with experienced professionals with no additional book or tech fees. You’ll also have access to software tools used in the national security industry. With access to, 24/7 tutoring, dedicated advising and proactive faculty support, you can complete your military defense degree in as little as 12 months.
For an Online Military Defense Master's Degree, your classes may include:
Modern Military Technology
This course covers military technology and tactics from 1044 to the modern era. Emphasis is placed on ground, surface, subsurface, and air power transformation. Students will have the opportunity to analyze military technologies to include vehicle, network, aircraft, warship, sensors, and communication.
Joint Service Intelligence Technology
This course covers joint service intelligence organizations and technologies, systems, and techniques they use to conduct intelligence operations. Emphasis is placed on Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) in efforts to analyze, collect, and share information.
Emerging and Future Warfare Technology
This course covers emerging technologies and the future of technological solutions and support for warfare. Featured content can include hypersonic weapons, stealth technology, laser weapon technology, smart artillery, mini-drones, and space technologies.
System Analysis and Design
This course focuses on advanced concepts in systems analysis, modeling, system design, testing, and implementation. Models covered in this course can include dynamic, static, and structural. Students have the opportunity to learn and use Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools.
Global Technology Management
This course focuses on the global nature of technology and the management of technology in the international business environment. Key concepts can include risk management, legal issues, ethical issues, cooperation, and competition.
Innovations and Emerging Media
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn about current information technology innovations and emerging media. Contemporary topics may include artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchains, cryptocurrencies, IoT, autonomous vehicles, and digital media. Specific focus is placed on the resultant ethical, social, legal, and cultural issues such as net neutrality, broadband regulation, privacy, and intellectual property rights.
Course content subject to change.