CWMD Graduate Fellowship Program


Fellowship Certificate

The CWMD Graduate Fellowship Program Certificate is awarded by National Defense University to all program members who complete the first year of the program's courses, in addition to a second year of the Fellowship Colloquium. 

All students completing the Master of Science degree in WMD Studies will also receive the Fellowship Certificate. In addition, students completing the one-year Graduate Certificate in WMD Studies can earn the Fellowship Certificate by completing a second year of the colloquium.

Full requirements for the CWMD Graduate Fellowship Program Certificate are as follows:

  • DSS 601: Seminar on Nuclear Strategy and Arms Control
  • DSS 722: Emerging Strategic Challenges or DSS 725: Instruments of State Power
  • DSS 723: Counterproliferation
  • DSS 727: Chemical and Biological Warfare or DSS 827: Advanced Chemical and Biological Warfare
  • DSS 798: Seminar on Contemporary Defense Issues: CWMD Graduate Fellowship Colloquium I (First Year)
  • DSS 798: Seminar on Contemporary Defense Issues: CWMD Graduate Fellowship Colloquium II (Second Year)