Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer (Boston, Online)
Available 100% Online: Yes
Application Deadlines: Winter: Dec 20, 2019 (A) Feb 7, 2020 (B) Spring: March 23, 2020 (A), May 8, 2020 (B), Summer: June 26, 2020; Fall: September 4, 2020 (A) October 16, 2020 (B)
Credits Required for Graduation
45 Quarter Hours
The Master of Arts in Strategic Intelligence and Analysis is designed for students who seek careers in the intelligence analysis field, as well as professionals whose agencies or clientele are charged with the acquisition and interpretation of intelligence. Strategic intelligence leaders are committed to reducing uncertainty and providing warning about potential security and safety threats both nationally and internationally using information from a variety of sources. This degree prepares students with the broad skill-set necessary to become the next generation of intelligence leaders.
You’ll have the unique opportunity to:
- Learn from real-world experts like the fromer Director of Intelligence for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a CIA case officer, and CIA analysts. Courses are taught by faculty with extensive experience advising high-level decision makers. Faculty have contributed to local, state, and national analytics and intelligence efforts.
- Choose the flexible learning model that fits your needs: 100% online or on-campus in Boston.
- Specialize and tailor your career goals by choosing one of three concentrations:
- Analysis for Homeland Security
- Intelligence Community Operations
- Analysis or Remote Sensing
- Attend a univerisity that has a commitment to advancing innovations in security. Northeastern has a university-wide commitment to help guide and advance innovations in security, resillience, and intelligence
- Study with security and intelligence professionals who are actively working in their respective fields.
- Focus on core elements of criminal intelligence and business intelligence, including intelligence operations management skills, intelligence gathering and analysis, risk management, and global intelligence issues.
- Strengthen your resumé while gaining practical, actionable knowledge through class projects and real-world work assignments focused on current intelligence analysis and security challenges.