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Management: Intelligence Management

University of Maryland Global Campus

12 months
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Management: Intelligence Management at University of Maryland University College is designed for professionals who are assuming greater management responsibilities within their organizations. The program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations.


Throughout the curriculum, major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid technological change on organizations and administrative processes, and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.

Intelligence Management Specialization

The Management: Intelligence Management specialization at University of Maryland University College is designed for early- to mid-career intelligence professionals who want to assume management roles of increasing responsibility within the intelligence community in both private and public settings. Students will learn and have opportunities to apply solid management theories, while also learning to engage in basic intelligence-related research and to interpret intelligence-related data and literature.

The curriculum is designed to provide an essential understanding of the entire intelligence community, with an emphasis on leadership, management, and cross-agency collaboration. Students will gain an analytical understanding of legal and ethical principles that guide the intelligence community, as well as an understanding of how to manage the intelligence process using technological advances and human resources to prevent crime and enhance national security.

Program Options

MS in Management students may pursue a dual degree option that combines the degree with the Master of Business Administration (MBA) or the Master of Distance Education (MDE). An Intelligence Management certificate is also available.

Career Path

  • Intelligence operations officer

  • Collections management supervisor

  • Personnel, facility, and information security manager

  • Intelligence analyst supervisor

  • Signals intelligence manager

  • Human intelligence analyst

  • Imagery analyst supervisor

  • Technical intelligence supervisor

  • Federal, state, or local law enforcement intelligence analyst

  • Business manager of competitive intelligence analysis

  • Correctional administrator

  • Security manager

Program Objectives

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Use methods and conduct of organizational assessments

  • Understand the organization/environment relationship

  • Oversee strategic planning

  • Demonstrate organizational communication and leadership

  • Budget and allocate resources

  • Manage organizational decision making

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Theory

  • Intercultural Communication and Leadership

  • Financial Decision Making for Managers

  • Statistics for Managerial Decision Making

  • Strategic Management Capstone

  • Managing Intelligence Activities

  • Intelligence Collection: Sources and Challenges

  • Intelligence Analysis: Consumers, Uses, and Issues

  • Counterintelligence

  • Intelligence Led Enforcement

  • Intelligence Management and Oversight

  • Leadership Seminar

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.


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