Programs to meet your Career Needs

Advance your career with a degree in Terrorism & Counterterrorism, Intelligence Management, or Strategic Security and Protection Management.



Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security is a distinct school within National American University, which is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL, 60604,, (800) 621-7440.

Why Henley-Putnam?

Our focus: We are experts in Strategic Security. It is all we do and we do it well.

Our faculty: H-PU faculty are unique – they have strong academic credentials but equally importantly they have practical, operational experience in law enforcement, intelligence, counterterrorism and special operations. They are aware and responsive to student needs.

Our service: Very high satisfaction rate among students and alumni. Strong student services including a mentoring program for those seeking career advice. High-touch atmosphere – faculty, students and administrators are available and responsive.

Our schedules and policies: Classes run 10 weeks, new classes start every month. We have flexible leave policies that recognize the needs of adult students, especially those in the military. We work with you – we want you to succeed.

Maximum Credit Transfer: We recognize your experience: H-PU evaluates military and other training as well as transfer units so that the maximum amount of credit possible is applied to your degree.

We are 100% online so we fit your schedule. Our faculty and staff are available by phone or online. You can access courses 24/7 from anywhere you have internet access.


Advance your career with a degree in Terrorism & Counterterrorism, Intelligence Management, or Strategic Security and Protection Management

Enlisted Leaders

  • Education is key to your future success and development as an NCO
  • H-PU’s BS and MS programs will give you a firm grounding in national security concepts
  • Excellent preparation for USAF PME and SNCO Academy
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Commissioned Officers

  • H-PU’s MS and Doctoral programs are designed with you in mind
  • Career-relevant and national security-focused programs
  • Direct connection to Global Strike Command’s responsibility for Nuclear Surety and Nuclear Deterrence
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Civilian Professionals

  • Whether it’s a BS, MS or Doctoral program you seek, H-PU has excellent options for all civilian professionals
  • Our programs provide a firm grounding in national security concepts and superb preparation for military PME programs
  • As a Global Strike Command professional, you will H-PU’s programs are aligned well with the objectives of Nuclear Surety and Deterrence
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