The elective field consists of a minimum of 9 credit hours, and is selected to complement the background and interests of the individual student. Courses composing the elective field may be offered through a different Elliott School program, a department in another college within the University, or a combination of the two. Up to 3 credits may be taken as Professional Skills courses (IAFF 6502-6503). Examples of representative fields include:

  • Environmental Policy
  • International Business
  • International Development
  • International Economics
  • International Finance
  • International Health Policy
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Science Ethics
  • Security Policy
  • Space Policy
  • Technology Management
  • Regional Fields of Study:
    • East Asia
    • Western Europe
    • Central and Eastern Europe
    • Russia/Commonwealth of Independent States
    • Middle East
    • Latin America

Scheduled Courses

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Space and Cyberspace: Enduring Missions in a Changing World

General William L. Shelton, Commander, Air Force Space Command, discusses what the Air Force Space Command does for the nation, how it does it, and how the command works with others to achieve its missions in space and cyberspace.