Defense Curricula

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Increasingly, education is viewed as a matter of national security since technology and technical superiority are requisite capabilities by any nation obliged to defend itself and its national interests. Global trends in conflict are epitomized in the rise of investment in STEM education by near-peer competitors.

As an educational institution, ASU has been recognized for three consecutive years as “#1 in Most Innovative Schools” in higher education, according to U.S. News & World Report, surpassing traditional powerhouses like MIT and Stanford. Moreover, as a New American University, ASU has made inclusion a central property of the university’s prototype as an American public research university dedicated to the simultaneous pursuit of excellence, broad access to quality education and meaningful societal impact.

As the applied research arm of ASU, ASURE is best positioned to assist ASU in contextualizing cutting- edge education and training for the defense environment. From STEM to defense logistics, current and prospective students are submersed in a real-world setting that is cross-disciplinary in nature, so they learn the knowledge, processes and tools that enable them to productively engage in their environment or contribute to their team on day one.