Defense Comptroller Program: Since 1952, Syracuse University has been educating and training the Department of Defense’s financial managers at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Students study for 14-months and receive an MBA and an EMPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
Military Visual Journalism Program: The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has been the home to two Department of Defense-sponsored programs since 1963 that teach active-duty service members photojournalism and broadcast journalism. The Military Photojournalism (MPJ) and Military Motion Media (MMM) programs are 10-months in duration and teach students to become better storytellers.
National Security Studies Program: Since 1996, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is home of the National Security Studies (NSS) program that offers executive education courses for senior civilian and military leaders who are responsible for the national security interests in their respective organizations.
The VPPCE prepares veterans and military-connected individuals with the skills, knowledge, and tools to launch a successful and meaningful career in politics. Veterans with first-hand experience running for office, experts in the field, and esteemed faculty from the Maxwell School — the nation’s #1-ranked graduate school in public affairs, deliver instruction throughout our programs.
AFROTC is a program designed to train cadets to be commissioned officers in the United States Air Force. Here at SU, we pride ourselves on having a meticulously designed training environment which gives meaning to the Air Force’s core values, fosters good camaraderie among cadets, and produces only the finest Air Force officers.
Army ROTC offers a commission as a second lieutenant in either the active Army or Reserve Forces in a variety of career fields including Combat Arms (Aviation, Armor, Artillery, Infantry, or Engineers), Combat Support, and Combat Service Support branches. There are two-, three-, and four-year scholarship programs available. Some cadets choose to join the National Guard or the Army Reserve while in Army ROTC, thus qualifying them for the Montgomery GI Bill benefits, in-state tuition (VANG) and other exciting benefits.
Syracuse University Institute for Security Policy and Law (SPL) is a multidisciplinary, university-based center for the study of national and international security. The Institute offers certificates of advanced study, conducts incisive research on security topics, and provides timely policy analysis.
The Undergraduate Trauma Research Training is a one-year program for undergraduates is designed to improve access to research experiences for groups typically underrepresented in research (namely, veterans) through the creation of a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site. It involves coursework, mentored student-faculty interactions, and the development of a research project. Learn more | Download the UTRT Flyer
In 2009, the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University (iSchool) and the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CoE) (Formerly Signal Center School of Information Technology – SIT) at Fort Gordon formally established an agreement to enable qualified United States Army Cyber/Signal Center graduates to complete master’s degrees at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University.
The Veterans Legal Clinic (VLC) assists veterans with claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs and discharge upgrades. Other clinical programs at the College of Law have dedicated priority slots to assist veterans in the areas of family law, elder law, community development, consumer law, tax law, criminal law, disability rights, and bankruptcy.