Not open to students who select this as a concentration in the MA - Intelligence Studies.
The graduate certificate in Competitive Intelligence is designed to help you apply intelligence processes and procedures in the commercial community by providing foundational knowledge of intelligence analysis, counterintelligence, national security policy, corporate finance, and criminal intelligence. This online certificate is useful for graduate students who want to expand their knowledge of competitive intelligence without committing to a degree program.
Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Synthesize the salient themes of competitive intelligence.
- Assess the application of intelligence studies processes and procedures to the commercial business environment.
- Develop an original analysis of a competitive intelligence issue using current open source data and information.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|INTL616||Ethical Challenges in the Intelligence Community||3|
|LSTD517||Law, Ethics and Cybersecurity||3|
|Select 3 courses from the following:||9|
|Security Risk Management|
|Intelligence Analysis (Prerequisite: SSGS500 - Research Design and Methods)|
|Criminal Intelligence Analysis|
|Deception, Propaganda and Disinformation|
|Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling|
|Total Semester Hours||18|