Institute of World Politics

Certificate in Intelligence


1521 16th Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20036

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Intelligence

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This certificate is designed to provide a comprehensive study of the various issues of intelligence policy, process, epistemology, analysis, and history that are rarely studied systematically in preparation for professional work in intelligence, counterintelligence, and security. Elements of this program also address the problem of understanding foreign cultures and the practices of foreign powers.

Introductory Courses (Required): Counterintelligence in a Democratic Society; Intelligence and Policy.

Choose three of the following courses: American Counterintelligence and Security for the 21st Century; American Intelligence and Protective Security: An Advanced Seminar; Case Studies in Counterintelligence Operations; Comparative Intelligence Systems: Foreign Intelligence and Security Cultures; Foreign Propaganda, Perceptions and Policy; Political Warfare: Past, Present and Future; Military Intelligence and Modern Warfare; Cultural Implications for Strategy and Analysis; Spies, Subversion, Terrorism and Influence Operations; Information Operations and Information Warfare; U.S. Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond.


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

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 20

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,000

Size & Settings: 0-999

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