The undergraduate certificate in Intelligence Analysis helps you to enhance your critical thinking and analytical skills required for gauging and forecasting potential threats to U.S. national security. You will study the fundamentals of intelligence analysis while looking at the historical evolution of the U.S. national intelligence. Topics in this 6-course certificate program focus on advanced qualitative analytic procedures, basic modeling, and predictive analysis skills. The online certificate is designed for undergraduate students who want to improve their knowledge of intelligence analysis without committing to a degree program.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Conduct basic research and provide professional analyses on issues critical to intelligence consumers.
- Identify the basic cognitive science principles that underlie human information processing and problem solving such as intelligence analysis.
- Complete intermediate-level analyses in selected areas critical to intelligence consumers.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|SSGS300||Research Design and Methods||3|
|Select 2 courses from the following:||6|
|Applied Geospatial Intelligence|
|Criminal Intelligence Analysis|
|Geographic Information Systems I|
|Geographic Information Systems II|
|Intelligence and Narcotics|
|Total Semester Hours||18|