Postgraduate Certificate Online

Intelligence Analysis

American Public University

2 months
370 USD/credit
370 USD/credit
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The Intelligence Analysis Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University equips you with a fundamental understanding of the issues, problems, and threats faced by the intelligence community. 


Course Details

Gain comprehensive knowledge of how U.S. intelligence agencies assess and counter international threats with the Intelligence Analysis Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University.

This six-course intelligence certificate program explores issues, problems, and threats faced by the intelligence community. As a student in APU’s intelligence analysis certificate program, you’ll gain knowledge of countermeasures that guard U.S. global interests and protect U.S. national security from adversaries. Additionally, this online program analyzes psychological concepts within the field of intelligence analysis.

This program exercises your critical thinking skills while building your skill in research and your knowledge in such areas as ethical challenges.

What You Will Do

  • Analyze the foundation and application of psychological concepts to intelligence analyses
  • Apply critical thinking skills to analyze case studies on intelligence issues
  • Produce advanced analyses in areas important to intelligence consumers
  • Show your ability to use select research methods and tools

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Design and Methods
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Ethical Challenges in the Intelligence Community
  • Advanced Geospatial Intelligence
  • Criminal Intelligence Analysis
  • Indications and Warnings

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


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