Global Security Career Outcomes

Graduates of the MA in Global Security Program have gone on to build successful careers in intelligence, policy analysis, national security, and other related fields.

Job titles of recent graduates

  • Counterterrorism Specialist
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Special Agent
  • Cybersecurity Strategist
  • Global Security Analyst
  • Geopolitical Analyst
  • Government Relations Specialist

Organizations where our alumni work

  • CIA
  • FBI
  • DIA
  • Department of State
  • Department of Defense
  • National Endowment for Democracy
  • Diplomatic Security Service
  • Department of Homeland Security

Hear from MA in Global Security alumni on how this program transformed their careers

MA students have access to career events and alumni networks to help them explore career options during and after graduation. Faculty are also available in an advisory capacity to help students identify and pursue their short and long-term career goals.

Career Mixer Events

Meet and network with alumni from a variety of career fields each spring and fall semester.

Recruiting Events

Recruiting events with individual employers in the global security field are held via zoom on a regular basis. Past employers have included:

  • U.S. Department of State
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • National Nuclear Security Administration
  • Sandia National Laboratory
  • U.S. Secret Service

Local Communities

Meet and network with current students and alumni in your area. Students and alumni live in major metro areas including Washington D.C., Phoenix, and Los Angeles.

Job Advertisements

The MA in Global Security program regularly posts listings of employment and internship opportunities in the global security field. Students will receive announcements as long as they are enrolled in the Canvas course and can continue to do so after graduation.

ASU Career Resources

In addition to the career services offered by the MA in Global Security program, students and alumni have access to ASU's Career and Professional Development Services which offers resume help, recruiting events, career databases, and much more.