Master of Science in Intelligence & Security Studies
Bellevue University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Intelligence & Security Studies program delivers a nuanced understanding of the emerging national security/intelligence field that is both broad and in-depth.  The curriculum trains and equips students with theoretical, policy, and practical perspectives as they become proficient with the key concepts, functions, and operations of the national/international security infrastructure.  You will become agile with complex global interrelationships, learn to comprehend the evolution and transformation of the international threat environment, and learn to cogently synthesize conflict and peace theory with national security policy and practical intelligence applications.  Graduates exemplify adaptive, intuitive, and innovative learning.


  • Possess 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
  • Have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or better from the most recent 60 credits of coursework earned toward the bachelor’s degree or have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better in previous graduate level coursework earned toward the graduate degree
  • May require letters of recommendation and essays in certain circumstances

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission