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Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS)

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS)

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS)



Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS) is a higher education institution located in Washington, DC. DMGS offers specialized master’s degrees in National Security, Intelligence, and Managing Disruption and Violence, as well as related certificate programs. DMGS is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. DMGS seeks recent college graduates who desire to serve in the national security community, as well as mid-career and senior national security professionals who wish to advance their career.


  • Small class size
  • Strategic location in the nation’s capital
  • Scholar-practitioner faculty
  • Career advancement
  • Further education
  • Network with the national security community
  • Co-curricular experiences
  • Full scholarships available


DMGS educates and prepares future leaders to develop actionable solutions to global and domestic security challenges.


DMGS seeks to be designated by the national security community as a center of excellence in graduate education, instruction, and research.

Brigadier General Daniel Morgan

The school is named after General Daniel Morgan, a well-regarded and decisive leader whose unconventional strategy and tactics helped win the Revolutionary War. His victory at the Battle of Cowpens was a turning point in the struggle for American independence. Morgan was awarded a Congressional medal in 1790 to commemorate this success.


DMGS determines students’ eligibility based on a portfolio of information, including:

  • Application form
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing sample (max 10 pgs)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Official GRE scores
  • Seat deposit due after admission

Spring 2018 semester application deadline: Rolling Admission

Fall 2018 semester application deadline: March 15, 2018

Serve Your Country, Secure Your Future

At DMGS, you are in command of your education. Work with our faculty to tailor a challenging curriculum to meet your career goals. DMGS’ small class sizes provide personalized instruction from leading national security experts. Get mentored along the way by these experienced scholar-practitioners to educate and prepare you for a career in national security upon graduation.


  • Washington

    1620 L Street, NW Seventh Floor , 20036, Washington