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The Information Sciences Graduate Certificate with a concentration in Intelligence Technologies offers courses in four key elements of intelligence analysis. Designed for professionals who work for, or in support of, intelligence community agencies, it provides additional academic preparation for post-bachelor's students who may not wish to complete a full master's program, as well as for master's graduates who wish to take the area-specific courses a concentration provides.


A bachelor's degree is required for admission to a certificate program.


For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: VS-CERG-ISCI

Total credits: 12

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.


Concentration in Intelligence Technologies (NTLT)

Administered by the Department of Information Sciences and Technology.


Select twelve credits from any of the following:12
Database Management Systems
Metadata Analytics for Big Data
Big Data Essentials
Knowledge Mining from Big-Data
Intelligence Analysis Methods
National Security Challenges
Introduction to Forensic Technology and Analysis
Total Credits12