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Intelligence Studies

American Public University

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About

The Intelligence Studies BA course at the American Public University is designed to enhance your ability to research, analyze, and convert data into clear and coherent intelligence. This online bachelor’s degree focuses on national and international intelligence operations, analysis, ethics, collection methods, research, and counterintelligence. 

Overview

Course Details

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 
  • Counterintelligence 
  • Criminal Intelligence 
  • Cyber 
  • General 
  • 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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • U.S. Intelligence Community
  • International Relations
  • Law and Ethics in Intelligence
  • Threat Analysis
  • Intelligence Collection
  • Foreign Intelligence Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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