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Photo: James Angleton, chief of the CIA’s Counterintelligence Staff from 1954 to 1975, described CI as a “wilderness of mirrors.”

The Certificate in Counterintelligence is designed to prepare domestic security officers to confront the vast array of threats, challenges, and problems facing the public at all levels in the post-911 world.

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Required Courses in Counterintelligence Studies

Elective Courses for the Certificate in Counterintelligence

(Choose a total of 12 credits)

The scholar-practitioners at IWP taught me that counterintelligence is more than just catching spies – it’s also about conducting offensive operations to have a strategic impact on our foreign adversaries’ behavior.

John Russo (’06), Recipient of the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic terms, concepts, history, theories, and geography related to counterintelligence.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the vast array of threats, challenges, and problems facing the public at all levels in the post-911 world.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess arguments, identify logical flaws, and obtain supporting or corrective information.
  4. Students will demonstrate the use of clear, effective and persuasive communications.

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