The Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary is committed to promoting and developing excellence in military, security and defence studies and is one of the leading centres of excellence in military and strategic studies in North America. This thesis-based master’s program places the study of war, defence, and security issues within the context of past and present human experience. With flexible programs, leading scholars in a variety of disciplines, and generous funding opportunities, we strive to ensure our students achieve success in their pursuits.
Outcomes and next steps
Banking, Police Service, Government, Military Procurement, Oil and Gas, NATO, Advocacy Groups.
A master’s degree in military and strategic studies will give you the pre-requisite for a PhD.
All graduate students must pay general fees each year, as well as program fees.
Estimate for full-time students
Canadian and permanent resident
12 months of study
First 12 months of study
For first year of studies
General fees and program fees
General fees are annual and per-term fees. Annual fees are paid once per year, while per-term are paid each term (3 terms per year).
Program fees cover standard academic costs. Textbooks and other course material costs are not included.
What are annual continuing fees?
Domestic Continuing Fees: $1,627 CAD
International Continuing Fees: $3,693 CAD
Continuing fees apply after the first full year of studies.
The Centre will normally provide competitive funding for MSS students who apply for funding. MSS students will normally receive funding for two years; the maximum period for completion of the MSS program is four years.
Fees listed here are estimates only, and have been rounded to the nearest dollar. These amounts should not be considered accurate. All amounts are in Canadian Dollars.
Fees are subject to change.
For more details and the most accurate information go to the Academic Calendar
For more general information, see our Fees and Funding Guide
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