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)