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Society for Defense and Strategic Studies

The purpose of the Society for Defense and Strategic Studies is to assist students and alumni in the expansion of research, knowledge, and professional development in the field of intelligence. This campus organization aims to build a network of professionals, and invites students and alumni with an interest in intelligence to get connected.

Membership & Fees

Benefits include: Promoting the study and practice of security and intelligence techniques in the governmental and private sectors through civil discussion on current events.

Membership fee: $0.

Process: To join the Society for Defense and Strategic Studies, complete an application!

Note: Membership is available to students and alumni in good academic standing.

Current Members

If you are currently a member of the Society for Defense and Strategic Studies, your group is active on Facebook. For assistance connecting with this group, email studentaffairs@apus.edu.

Chapter Standing

The Society for Defense and Strategic Studies has achieved BRONZE standing, per the university's Chapter Standards program. Bronze standing demonstrates a notable level of chapter involvement and denotes excellence in chapter leadership and member engagement.

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Leadership Opportunities

Campus leadership opportunities are a great way to meet other students, alumni, and faculty at the university while also developing skills in the areas of:

  • Self-management
  • Administrative and project management
  • Organizational knowledge and strategy
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and teamwork

The Office of Student and Alumni Affairs is always looking for people to get involved and be campus leaders, including chapter officers, who lead student organizations like this one. If you’re interested in being a campus leader and chapter officer, please email studentaffairs@apus.edu to ask if there are chapter officer openings for this organization!

Eligibility

Membership is available year-round to students and alumni in good academic standing in all degree fields at the university.

For questions on eligibility criteria or general information, email studentaffairs@apus.edu.