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MA in Strategic Intelligence Studies

Advance Your Career with a Master’s in Strategic Intelligence Studies at IWP

Are you ready to take the next step in your intelligence career? Our accredited graduate program offers an intensive two-year curriculum with a focus on mastering the most important disciplines in intelligence including collection, analysis, and epistemology. You’ll gain insights from our expert faculty who have served or are currently serving in the Intelligence community! Become professionally equipped for success within one of today’s most in-demand careers.

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Advance Your Government Career

Our graduates are already serving at the highest levels of the state department, defense department and other executive level intelligence agencies. We provide a useful education to help you excel in your career and get the desk you deserve.

Where do our graduates work?


  • 97% of our graduates get jobs in their field of interest
  • 7 Different M.A., 17 Graduate Certificates, and 1 Doctorate
  • Meet 1:1 to map out a desired career path and strategy to craft you into the most competitive candidate possible

Career Placement Services

The Institute has a program to help place students in professional positions in government service, government contracting companies, and other relevant private or international organizations. IWP students have enjoyed consistent success in competing for highly selective jobs!

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Learn from Intelligence, Diplomatic, and National Security Professionals

At IWP, you will learn how to influence global leaders on the world stage. Our faculty has extensive experience in the field, allowing them to provide the best education to our students. With experienced diplomats, intelligence, and military professionals teaching you what it’s really like in the field, you will gain a vast array of knowledge. Our courses are tailored to give you a comprehensive understanding of the current world and its complexity.

The education here provides a foundation for anything that you could possibly want to do in intelligence, national security, or the diplomatic realm.

Joshua Drusbacky (’19), Army Officer and Analyst for the U.S. Government


The Institute’s unique courses offer specialized professional education not available anywhere All courses enhance students’ capacity to understand and address major current issues. Students frequently learn from their classmates, some of whom are officials in agencies of the U.S. and foreign governments. They often receive career advice from, and establish valuable contacts with, fellow students, their professors, and guest lecturers.

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Before you take your seat, do you have questions?

Register by May 10 to participate in this course.