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Intelligence and National Security Studies

University of Texas El Paso

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
17102 USD/year
17102 USD/year
7508 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science in Intelligence and National Security Studies at University of Texas El Paso  provides a highly-rigorous interdisciplinary graduate program intended for students seeking employment or career advancement in the United States Intelligence Community.

Overview

The Intelligence and National Security Studies graduate program at University of Texas El Paso is also suitable for students interested in security-related jobs in the private sector or with applied research institutions (think tanks). The INSS graduate program is also ideal preparation for advanced graduate study at the doctoral level in international relations, political science, public administration, public policy, history, or other closely related fields. The INSS graduate curriculum focuses on specific intelligence and security competencies that are delivered across the spectrum of academic disciplines at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Careers

The Master of Science in Intelligence and National Security Studies is designed  primarily to prepare students for careers as intelligence professionals, particularly analytical positions. Our students are also well prepared to work in related areas such as intelligence operations and support. Some of our students also find work in law enforcement and homeland security, as well in the private sector as security professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security
  • Open Source Intelligence Analysis
  • Propaganda and Influence Operations
  • Technical Intelligence
  • Intelligence and Counterterrorism 
  • Information and Intelligence
  • Commercial Imagery
  • Intelligence and Counter-proliferation
  • Counterintelligence and Security
  • Political Economy of Terrorism
  • Transnational Criminal Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Resume / CV
  • Diploma certificate
  • Completion and submission of a graduate admissions application.  
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Demonstration of academic achievement and potential as indicated by the results of the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 
  • A brief statement of purpose (1-2 pages) that addresses educational and career goals and reasons for pursuing the MS degree.
  • Three academic letters of recommendation from university faculty who can evaluate your ability to succeed in a rigorous graduate program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17102 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17102 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7508 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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