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M.Sc. Online

Intelligence Studies

University of South Florida

12 months
Duration
15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
7840 USD/year
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About

The Intelligence Studies MSc program offered at University of South Florida is an online, applied graduate major designed to train a “next generation” of information and intelligence professionals for the private and public sectors.

Overview

The Intelligence Studies MSc program offered at University of South Florida is built around an innovative STEM-based model for professional analytic education. The curriculum focuses primarily on developing analytic competencies, and subsequently allows students to focus on specialized subject-matter areas. The principal aim is to train problem-solvers who understand strategic concepts and analytic methodologies and can apply that knowledge to advance an organization’s interests and objectives. Graduates will be capable of developing and evaluating new knowledge; generating and analyzing courses of action; expressing clearly reasoned opinions; and communicating effectively in writing, oral presentation, and visual display.

Major Research Areas: 

Strategic Intelligence, Cyber Intelligence, Intelligence Analysis, Information Studies, Information Analytics, Cybersecurity

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Strategy and Decision-Making
  • Information Analytics
  • Selected Topics in Library Studies
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Advanced Professional & Technical Communication for Analysts
  • Core Concepts in Intelligence

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an approved regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent).
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • GRE is not required
  • 250-500 word essay describing academic and professional background, reasons for pursuing the degree, and professional goals pertaining to intelligence, analytics, and/or information
  • Professional resume or CV
  • Students applying to the Cyber Intelligence Concentration must also have technical knowledge, to include a basic understanding of: Programming/coding (e.g. Python, Java, C++), computational problem solving, and of major computer Operating Systems and how they function

Tuition Fee

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    15864 USD/year
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  • National

    15864 USD/year
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  • In-State

    7840 USD/year
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Funding

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