Continuing Education Resources

NDU Research & Publications 

NDU operates several research centers which produce expert analysis on security issues. These research centers fall under the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) which provides strategic support to the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Unified Combatant Commands. INSS supports the following components:

The majority of the research produced by these centers is available online for the public. NDU Press produces numerous reports, journals, and books for various stakeholders throughout the U.S. Government.

Take Classes at NDU

Did you know alumni can return to NDU to continue their education? NDU's College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC) offers nearly 40 in-residence and online courses in a range of subjects for DoD military and civilians, Federal Agency students, state/local governments, and the private sector. These courses are FREE to all DoD military and civilians and available via a tiered tuition system to all others.  The courses can be taken individually or as part of a certificate or degree program.  

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For international alumni interested in CIC courses, please check here.  

Continuing Library Services

Full access to NDU's library as a graduate is not available. However, alumni continuing on to agency assignments often have access to library services. Check your agency intranet for more information.

Military personnel have access to academic collections through their service. These include audio and e-book collections, subscription databases, and various journals and publications. All of the sites below require an active CAC.

International graduates have access to selected databases through the MERLN-Net secure site (if you are an international graduate, check here for more information). U.S. graduates of NWC and Eisenhower may sign up through the college alumni associations for databases selected by the association.