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Start your career in the Intelligence community with the Intelligence and Policy course

Learn invaluable principles about the world of intelligence. From exploring and evaluating elements that shape analytic processes to understanding how American values determine its role in security and policy making, it’s all within your grasp! Uncover these mysteries as we delve into topics such as political intelligence, counterintelligence strategies for foreign statecrafts and more – allowing you an unparalleled insight within the realm of international relations.

Take Your Seat

Launch 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 8 to participate in this course.