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International Security and Intelligence Studies Degree - Master of Science

Program Details

This International Security and Intelligence Studies - Master of Science degree delivers a nuanced understanding of the emerging national security/intelligence field that is both broad and in-depth. Students will be trained and equipped with theoretical, policy, and practical perspectives.

This involves being proficient with the key concepts, functions, and operations of the national/international security infrastructure, being agile with complex global interrelationships, subtly comprehending the evolution and transformation of the international threat environment, and cogently synthesizing conflict and peace theory with national security policy and practical intelligence applications. International Security and Intelligence Studies graduates will exemplify adaptive, intuitive, and innovative learning. The depth and breadth of students' expertise will uniquely position them for careers within the Intelligence Community.


Hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or a U.S. equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally accredited college or university. A GPA of 2.5 or better Colleges may require letters of recommendation and essays in certain circumstances.

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Bellevue University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS).