Intelligence Management MS


The Master of Science Degree in Intelligence Management is earned by satisfactory completion of an online program equivalent to a year and a half of full time post-graduate study. This program emphasizes professionalism, proactive strategies, and a thorough understanding of the dynamics of the broad field of intelligence. It provides for high-level development of skills in intelligence analysis, counterintelligence, collection management, and intelligence operations.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will:

  • IM-PLO M1: Evaluate and manage various information sources and their relevance to security industry and translate that information into actionable outcomes.
  • IM-PLO M2: Evaluate contemporary and emergent threats, challenges, and issues within the sphere of the security industry and synthesize information with technical expertise and creative application of conceptual skills.
  • IM-PLO M3: Evaluate intelligence issues or challenges using advanced qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods analysis skills.
  • IM-PLO M4: Anticipate, appraise, and formulate recommendations for issues of policy, reform, and ethics within the security industry.
  • IM-PLO B5: Apply the skills of effective communication in professional written and oral products that are relevant to security industry decision-makers.

Course Listing (54 Credits)

FRP697     Master’s Capstone Portfolio

INT511     Advanced Analytical Methods

INT521     Advanced Intelligence Collection

INT570     All Source Intelligence

INT575     Intelligence Policy and Reform

INT600     Intelligence Team Management

RES500     Academic Writing and Research

Choose any four (4) courses:

INT550     Advanced Open Source Intelligence

INT552     Counterespionage

INT560     Strategic Intelligence

INT580     Leadership and Political Analysis

INT584     Area Studies Analysis

INT595     Advanced Intelligence Operations

INT609     Case Studies in Covert Action

PRO500     Advanced Executive Protection

PRO510     Advanced Protocols, Manner, Etiquette

PRO520     Stalking and Workplace Violence

PRO521     Building and Perimeter Security

PRO535     Advanced Vehicular Security

PRO540     Topics in Advance Work

PRO595     Advanced Protection Operations

PRO596     Advanced Protective Intelligence

PRO605     Advanced Consequence Management and Incident Command System

PRO660     Explosives and Arson Security

PRO690     Advanced Threat Assessment

SEC505     Advanced Strategies / Crisis Preparedness

SEC621     Background Investigations

SEC665     Cyber Security

TCT508     Organizations

TCT517     Terrorism

TCT525     Advanced Counterterrorism Analysis

TCT570     Cults and Charismatic Leaders

TCT571     Secret Societies

TCT617     Cyberterrorism, Cyberwarfare, Cybercrime

TCT640     Advanced Islamism and Terrorism

TCT576     Analyzing the Terrorist Mind

TCT595     Advanced Counterterrorism Operations

TCT596     Evolutions, and Trends in Terrorism

TCT600     Advanced Counterterrorism

TCT620     Advanced Domestic Terrorism

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.