Georgetown University

School of Continuing Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Today's data-rich world requires a new kind of analyst—one who is prepared to navigate the increasingly complex and technology-driven intelligence landscape. Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Applied Intelligence answers this call, emphasizing the critical analysis and communication skills that are needed for success.

Featuring a blend of focused study and hands-on practice, the program primes students with a comprehensive understanding of the applied intelligence field. Students master key strategies for assessing organizational strengths and weaknesses, harnessing large and disparate data sets, and forecasting business competitiveness in both public and private institutions. The program also provides opportunities for students to engage with a broad network of industry experts and renowned organizations, government agencies, and private-sector businesses within the intelligence community.

Who Should Apply

Designed for professionals who are looking to enter into or advance within a wide range of intelligence-related roles in both the public and private sectors, the master’s in Applied Intelligence prepares students to become forward-thinking and successful intelligence practitioners.

Excel as a 21st Century Analyst

  • Customizable Curriculum. Students have the opportunity to tailor their studies and focus on a particular intelligence sub-field, including homeland security, competitive business intelligence, and law enforcement intelligence.
  • Contemporary Skills. The program equips students with the strategic insights, global perspective, and sought-after skills needed to meet the ever-evolving demands of the public and private sectors.
  • Flexible Format. The program’s flexible curriculum enables students to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both; students also have the options to enroll in the program on either a part-time or full-time basis.
  • Academic Excellence. Students engage with a faculty of distinguished practitioners and scholars, who bring expertise and industry experience directly into the classroom.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Finacial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Applicaion for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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