Gain the proactive skills you need to protect today’s world.

The Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security at National American University (NAU) is an educational leader in the fields of intelligence management, counterterrorism studies, and strategic security and protection management. Focused on teaching proactive versus reactive methods, our faculty members leverage their real-word experience to help you further your knowledge of prevention and deterrence strategies—rather than reaction and response concepts—to help you build a safer world.

Our online degree and certificate programs emphasize professionalism, proactive strategies, a thorough understanding of the dynamics of the program area and a high-level development of skills in intelligence, counterterrorism, and protection.

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Your NAU enrollment counselor is ready to help you build a success plan to get you where you want to go. We make applying, enrolling—and succeeding—here simple, whether you’re a first-time or a transfer student, active military or veteran, or a college graduate ready to earn your master’s or doctorate degree.