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Intelligence and National Security Studies

12 months
Duration
17530 USD/year
17530 USD/year
7696 USD/year
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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

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and diploma/certificates of all universities and colleges attended prior to application
  • Evaluation of credentials is highly recommended for applicants who have earned university level credit from international institutions.
  • An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation.
  • Entry test scores for GRE/GMAT/PTE.
  • TOEFL/IELTS required for degrees conferred in non-English speaking countries.
  • Official test scores must be submitted directly from the testing agency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7696 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for El Paso

888 - 1646 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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