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Dual M.A. Military History & Military Leadership Certificate

A Graduate Degree in Military History and Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership

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Graduate students are able to earn The Citadel's Online Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership while working toward the completion of their Master of Arts in Military History degree online. Leadership studies enhances students' ability to perform effectively as principled leaders in their present or future leadership roles. The college's leadership program utilizes interdisciplinary courses to engage students in comprehensive learning about leadership in applied contexts. The leadership certificate both compliments and strengthens the graduate degree in Military HIstory and only requires an additional two credit hours -- LDRS 753: Strategy and Contemporary Military Leadership Issues and LDRS 711: Leading Change: Organization Development and Transformation.

Sample Program of Study for Dual M.A. in Military History & Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership: 

Year 1  
Fall Term Methods & Historiograhy of Miltary History Foundations: Leadership in the Crucible of War
Spring Term Strategic Thinkers and Military Intellectuals LDRS 750
Summer Term Conflict Studies 1  
Year 2  
Fall Term Foundations 2 War & Society 1
Spring Term Conflict Studies 2 Foundations: US Military History
Summer Term LDRS 753  

* Leadership in the Crucible of War and US Military History are required courses. Leadership will always be offered in the Fall, and on opposite years that US Military History will be offered in the Spring

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