48 months
15000 USD/year
15000 USD/year
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The University of Arizona will help international students like you stay on track toward an U.S. degree, wherever you are in the world. Students seeking a career in an intelligence-related field will acquire the skills they need with the Bachelor of Applied Science in Intelligence and Information Operations.

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The Bachelor of Applied Science in Intelligence and Information Operations at The University of Arizona serves students who have earned an Associates of Applied Science, civilians working with defense contractors, and active-duty military personnel.

Designated as an Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) by the Defense Intelligence Agency, the program will provide access to language development and cultural immersion through study abroad initiatives and foreign language immersion for students who qualify at no additional cost. 

The IC-CAE designation also provides students with professional development and recruitment opportunities and a competitive edge when seeking intelligence internships and employment. 

Programme Structure

Topics covered in the degree program highlight the historical and political context of the intelligence field and provide students with a deeper social and cultural understanding of world regions critical to U.S. national and international intelligence communities.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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