Wargaming Certificate

MORS has partnered with Virginia Tech to offer this certificate.  All courses will be held at the Virginia Tech Research Center at 900 N. Glebe Road Arlington, VA .

MORS Certificate in Wargaming is designed to increase Analyst capability and knowledge in  research, design, development, execution, analysis, and reporting of professional games for analytical and training purposes. Analytical games entail the development/execution of a research design through problem discovery, data gathering, scenario development, experiment design and execution, and results interpretation and documentation. Training games emphasize the development of learning plans and objectives to provide experiential learning for student retention. 


Quantitative: Mathematics; Statistics; Data Analysis; Formal Logic; Econometrics; Modeling & Simulation; Operations Research; Game Theory

Qualitative: International Relations; Political Science; Economics; History; Military History; Sociology; Anthropology; Business; Education; Psychology

Practical: Presentation; Planning; Art/Graphic Design; Facilitation; Group Dynamics; Recruiting; Writing; Research; Game Design; Physical Systems Design; Data Collection; Domain Expertise; Hobby Gaming.

Technical: Excel; Word; Powerpoint; Graphic Design Software; Database / SQL; Programming.


For more information please contact Ms. Jennifer Ferat at jennifer.ferat@mors.org.  For a suggested reading list click here.


Fall 2017 Course Schedule

(7 Courses- ALL courses must be completed in order to receive the certificate)

26-27 September

10-11 October

14-16 November

View the Wargaming Certificate Flyer!

Course Participant Reference Guide

Payment Options Instructions

If you need assistance registering please contact Ms. Tina Yan at tina.yan@mors.org.


Fee Structure

  MORS Member          Non-Member    
 MORS Sponsor

 $2,700  $2,800
US Federal Government  $2,800  $2,900
 All Others  $2,900  $3,000

One Week Intensive in Anchorage, Alaska

There are limited seats available for a one week offering of the Wargaming Certificate in Anchorage, Alaska.  The courses will be held from 23-28 October 2017 at the JBER Building 4900.  Should you have any questions, please contact Ms. Jennifer Ferat at jennifer.ferat@mors.org.  To register, please click here or contact Ms. Tina Yan at 703-933-9070.