Associate of Applied Science in Intelligence Operations Studies
Cochise County Community College District

Program Details

The online AAS in Intelligence Operations Studies degree program from Cochise County Community College District is intended for current or former military intelligence specialists and for students who are interested in intelligence operations studies. Coursework explores:

  • ​Information security programs and procedures used to develop, account for, control, protect, and eventually destroy sensitive information and material
  • Managerial skills required in assessment, decision making, problem solving, and resource allocation for intelligence and counterintelligence operations
  • ​Battlefield forensics, communication capabilities, automated intelligence systems, and targeting procedures used by the intelligence community 
  • ​The history, tactics, structure, and technology used by terrorist groups and the methods used by the intelligence community to combat terrorism
  • ​The structure, function, capability, and contributions of the various national intelligence communities, and of the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) process


  • High school/GED transcripts
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission