Master of Arts in Military Operations Strategic Leadership and Operational Excellence in the Defense Sector


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Whether you have already served your country in the military or are looking to work in support of the military, Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Military Operations can help provide the skills you need for success. Our professors have designed a program that goes beyond a typical online military studies degree and offers additional training related to intelligence, resiliency, cultural awareness, military leadership, and asymmetric warfare.

Our 4 specializations allow you to fine-tune your skills in the area that best matches your professional or personal goals. If you want to turn your interest in the military into a fulfilling career, then this military operations degree program can help guide you to the proper career channels. Take the knowledge and skills learned from military history and use it to find jobs in intelligence, military operations, logistics, and military contracting.

In this program, you can gain the knowledge and skills needed to support the defense of the United States as well as develop a strong Christian foundation for leadership and respect for our Judeo-Christian heritage. Liberty University’s military studies degree is supported by coursework on military history and cultural studies to provide deep and ancient cultural contexts for existing military policy and threats.

Depending on which specialization you choose, your courses might focus on history, intelligence, leadership, or learning how to best support military operations at home and abroad. You will also analyze critical information on the latest studies and planning documents related to the DOD Joint Command Staff’s military doctrine for intelligence, operations, logistics, and planning.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

  • Defense contractor
  • Department of Defense worker
  • Historian
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Military analyst
  • Military serviceman/woman
  • Security contractor

Embarking on a Master’s degree in Military Studies offers you a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding and expertise in a field that is both ancient and ever-evolving. Whether you’re drawn to supply chain, military history, national security, or leadership, your specialization can help empower you to make contributions to military thought and practice.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.