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Earn Your Online Certificate in Intelligence Studies

American Public University is a respected educational leader to the U.S. Intelligence Community and offers a Graduate Certificate in Intelligence studies entirely online. This career-relevant program enables professionals to complete a graduate-level education in Intelligence Studies while having the flexibility to balance their busy schedules. Designed specifically to prepare intelligence industry leaders, this popular program explores advanced methods for composing professional and academic analyses on issues critical to intelligence and policy decision makers.

American Public University consults with industry advisory councils to verify that the online Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Studies addresses current issues, trends, procedures and technology used in the field. Classes are taught by expert professors. Many serve as leaders in intelligence, military or homeland security sectors and they share their real-world expertise in the online discourse. Students at American Public University also connect with a large network of intelligence professionals dedicated to lifelong learning and to enhancing their mission-critical capabilities.

Program Objectives

  • Assess the evolution, structures, functions, capabilities, and activities of the national intelligence community.
  • Evaluate the fundamental capabilities and limitations of intelligence collection.
  • Analyze the foundation and application of psychological concepts to the study of intelligence analyses.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of selected research methods and tools.

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Accessible Learning

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

Recognized for Quality

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.

Real-World Knowledge

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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You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 11 students.

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$250
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For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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