Professional Security Studies D.Sc. Testimonials


Joe Chimento, D.Sc., DoD FSO, CISA, CISM

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DoD Information Security SME
Zimmerman Consulting Group

The “DSc program at NJCU was a unique opportunity to explore applied theory research techniques with the flexibility to make this journey my own through the mentorship of an amazingly talented and dedicated team of scholars.”

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Edafese (George) Alakpa, PhD, DSc, FIBMS, CSci

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Director & Advisor on Military Affairs & Policy
American Military Families Immigration Service

"The NJCU doctoral program gave me better analytical and critical analysis capabilities and improved my ability to assess issues or situations related to national security and the role of civil citizens in achieving the best possible overall state of national security."

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Lynn P. Costantini

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Deputy Director, Center for Partnership & Innovation
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners

"I was particularly drawn to the program's scholar-practitioner focus, which clearly demonstrates the University's appreciation for the value of field experience, as well as its commitment to the practical application of academic training...This is critical to ensuring that future practitioners are not constrained by traditional thinking. Instead, that they are capable of synthesizing information and formulating new strategies, tactics, and methods necessary to address security challenges of tomorrow."

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Sobiesky Velasquez

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Senior Director, Global Security Systems
NBC Universal

"Soon after beginning the program I experienced a dramatic improvement in the way I approached problems as well as a positive change in the way I engaged in finding solutions. I am much better able to access and develop ideas as well as leverage technology to deliver greater business value and outcomes."

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