Global Terrorism Studies Minor Program Application Form

Complete the information below to apply for the Global Terrorism Studies Minor Program for the Fall 2025 cohort.

Applications for Early Admittance are due no later than: 11:59pm ET on Nov 1st, 2024.

Your Name
Contact Information
University Information
Academic Background
Coursework Plan

Please indicate which semester(s) and year(s) you plan to take the course or courses in the spaces provided. Please specify which electives and Global Perspective Course you plan to take.

Statement of Purpose

In your one-page statement of purpose, please explain why you are interested in pursuing terrorism studies, describe your career goals, and tell us how the program will benefit you in meeting your career goals. 

Formatting requirements are: 12 pt. font, Times New Roman, single spacing. 

Supplementary Materials

The following materials must be submitted as a packet in one PDF file in this order:

  1. Statement of Purpose
  2. One-Page Resume (including the contact information of at least one reference)
  3. Unofficial Transcript

You must include all of these files to submit this application. These files must be in Acrobat (.PDF) format.

One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf.

Reference name, title, email, and phone number

Submit Application

By entering my initials into the box below and entering by name and the date, I am digitally signing this document. In doing so, I understand that if accepted to the Global Terrorism Studies Minor I must:

  • Complete all core courses with a C- or better;
  • Have at least two (2) semesters (one fall and one spring) remaining at the University of Maryland after being admitted into the program; and
  • Inform the Education Team at START (via if I add any additional minor while completing the Global Terrorism Studies Minor program. If while pursuing another minor irreconcilable scheduling conflicts arise, neither program is obligated to make an exception or provide an alternative course of action to resolve the scheduling issue.

Failure to sign this document is grounds for refusal of admittance into the Global Terrorism Studies Minor program. If accepted into the minor, violating any of these terms is grounds for removal from the program.