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.
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.
- 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
- 12 months
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DisciplinesInternational Relations Political Science Terrorism & Security View 155 other Masters in Terrorism & Security in United States
- 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.
International17530 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
National17530 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17530 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State7696 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7696 USD per year during 12 months.
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