Gain the substantive knowledge and analytic skills required for intelligence professionals with the Intelligence Studies BA course at the American Public University.
APU’s online intelligence degree bridges analysis and knowledge between intelligence and security, preparing you for the rigors of the U.S. intelligence community, as well as the security and corporate sectors. This program will enhance your knowledge of national and international intelligence operations, analysis, collection methods, research design, and counterintelligence. Coursework in APU’s bachelor’s in intelligence studies also explores national security, international relations, law and ethics, intelligence anaylsis, critical analysis, threat analysis, and foreign intelligence organizations.
You will learn from expert faculty, sharing their experience from U.S. intelligence and government agencies, corporations, and the military.
Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:
- Asian Area Studies
- Criminal Intelligence
- Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT)
- Intelligence Analysis
- Intelligence Collection
- Intelligence Operations
- Latin America Area Studies
- Middle East Area Studies
- Terrorism Studies
What You Will Do
- Explore the U.S. national intelligence community—its mission, priorities, and challenges from A to Z
- Integrate all of the structures, functions, and capabilities of the diverse agents and agencies that make up the intelligence sector, both governmental and private
- Gain working knowledge of the intelligence cycle, including the collection, exploitation, analysis, and dissemination phases
- Contrast and experiment with all of the diverse areas of intelligence, including human (HUMINT), geospatial (GEOINT), technical (TECHINT), and open-source (OSINT)
- Assess U.S. intelligence community activities in terms of federal and international law, ethics, global norms, and democratic oversight
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- U.S. Intelligence Community
- International Relations
- Law and Ethics in Intelligence
- Threat Analysis
- Intelligence Collection
- Foreign Intelligence Organizations
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
$250 with military grant
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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