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Certificate in Intelligence

The Intelligence Certificate provides a comprehensive study of the various issues of intelligence policy, process, epistemology, analysis, and history. Students in the program learn how American political and cultural values affect the role and practice of intelligence in the United States and how intelligence fits into the national strategic context. Elements of this program also address the problem of understanding foreign cultures and the practices of foreign powers. The program prepares students for careers in intelligence, counterintelligence, homeland security, law enforcement, and the military.

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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic terms, concepts, history, theories, and geography related to intelligence.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the various issues of intelligence policy, process, epistemology, analysis, and history, as well as how American political and cultural values affect the role and practice of intelligence in the United States and how intelligence fits into the national strategic context.
  3. Students will demonstrate a general understanding of foreign cultures and the practices of foreign powers.
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess arguments, identify logical flaws, and obtain supporting or corrective information.
  5. Students will demonstrate the use of clear, effective and persuasive communications.

Curriculum

Required Courses

Elective Courses

(Choose a total of 8 credits)

 

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