The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Intelligence will provide a state-of-the-art, academic foundation in the discipline of intelligence studies. That foundation can prepare the individual to pursue further graduate study or to develop and apply this critical set of professional skills. The curriculum follows the guidelines for the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE), covering strategic thinking, core concepts, analytic methods, and analytic communication (writing and briefing).
The Certificate is offered fully online
A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredit university with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
In addition, to the application forms please submit:
- Official transcripts
- A resume
- Letter of Intent
12 total credit hours for the certificate.
- LIS 6700 – Information, Strategy & Decision Making
- LIS 6703 – Core Concepts in Intelligence
- LIS 6702 – Advanced Intelligence Analytic Methods
- LIS 6701 Professional and Technical Communication for Analysts
Credit Toward Graduate Degree
Course credits earned in the certificate may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language.