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Earn Your Online Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

Students completing the certificate will be able to describe the historical evolution of the U.S. national intelligence estimates (NIEs) from World War II to today.

Moreover, the student will be able to apply advanced qualitative analytic procedures followed by some basic modeling and predictive analysis procedures. They will also be able to utilize critical thinking and analysis skills, to include: Analysis of Competing Hypothesis (ACH), matrix analysis, decision/event trees, weighted rankings, and utility analysis, all meant to overcome cultural and psychological biases that can impact the objectivity of intelligence analysis and decision-making.

Program Objectives

  • 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.

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Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

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Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

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Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

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You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

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You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

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