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Welcome! The newly-renamed Department of International Strategy and Security at Cal Maritime offers the Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies and Maritime Affairs.

Our program draws on political science, international relations, strategic studies, and regional area studies to offer students an interdisciplinary major that will prepare them for a wide variety of opportunities related to security in all forms (including national, international, human, environmental, and energy) alongside a unique maritime perspective. 

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[Now accepting applications to start in Fall 2024]

Recent News

  • We are proud of our Cybersecurity Policy Team for making the semifinals (top 18 teams) at the Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12 Challenge Washington DC site. 
  • Congratulations to our Model United Nations team for three Honorable Mention awards at UC-Berkeley's Spring 2023 BayMUN conference.
  • Congratulations to Cadet Aurora Thomas for winning 2nd prize in the 2023 Connecticut Maritime Association's Student Research Competition with the paper "Maritime Cybersecurity: AIS Manipulation Motivations in IUU Fishing."