Contract With Defense Department Expands Missouri State U Graduate Program

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Missouri State University’s College of Humanities and Public Affairs was recently awarded a five-year, $2.5 million contract from the U. S. Department of Defense, according to a university press release.

The contract is for the university’s Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, located in the Washington, D.C. area, to work in conjunction with the National Defense University to provide graduate courses for up to 48 mid-career Department of Defense students.

The students are working on their Master of Science in Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Studies.

The contract will help to fund at least two new courses, several new adjunct faculty members and additional sections of existing defense and strategic studies courses designated for the new National Defense University students.

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