Academic Programs for Defense & Intelligence Leadership

IWP and the Naval War CollegeIWP and the United States Naval War College

In the fall of 2001, the U.S. Naval War College's accreditation was extended to the College of Distance Education's (CDE) Fleet Seminar Program (FSP) in the Washington, D.C. area where FSP students may take approved courses towards a Naval War College diploma. Historically, the U.S. Naval War College has granted equivalency to over 90 percent of IWP's courses. Click here for the Request for Approval of Elective Course.


Photo courtesy of US NavyIWP and the United States Navy Information Dominance N2/N6

OPNAV N2/N6 has reviewed the curricula of all five IWP MA programs and will grant a 2400 Subspecialty in Strategic Intelligence to IWC graduates. These resident MA programs are open to all members of the IWC, officer/enlisted, active/reserve, and IC civilian analysts and offer significant tuition savings. Read more

General Hayden speaks at IWP 20th Anniversary Gala 2IWP and the United States Army

  • IWP participates in the Advanced Civilian Schooling Program (ACS): our MA degrees have been adapted to be completed in 12-24 months by select officers.  MA applications are accepted for fall, spring, and summer terms.  Read more
  • IWP is approved to host 3-month Joint Interagency, International, Multinational (JIIM) interns.
  • IWP is one of the schools qualified by the Army to host US Army War College Fellows. Their work at IWP has been deemed the functional equivalent of the Army War College experience. Meet our USAWC Fellows

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  • IWP has educational agreements or relationships with a number of intelligence community (IC) agencies but is prohibited from discussing these in detail in public materials.  IWP has been educating IC personnel on cutting-edge concerns since 1992. This is a core strength and part of the school's mission.

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Please note: IWP is both Title IV compliant and approved for participation in V.A. education benefits.  Please click here for more information.