The Academic Affairs Division (AAD) admin­isters the academic programs of the College. The Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) program is the main training program of NDCP. It is a one-year, full-time master’s degree course consisting of thirty-nine (39) units earned through various forms of classroom work, case studies, regional security and devel­opment studies and academic enhancement travels.

The MNSA is open to military officers, government officials and private sector leaders. Students write a national security-oriented the­sis. Civilian graduates are commissioned Lieutenant Colonels or Commanders in the Reserve Force. The curriculum focuses on the differ­ent dimensions of national security management namely: the socio-cultural, political-legal, eco­nomic, techno-scientific, environmental and military dimension.