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Intelligence Operations Studies Associate of Applied Science

Program Details

The online Intelligence Operations Studies AAS 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 diploma or equivalent from a regional accrediting association as defined by the United States Office of Education or approved by the Arizona Board of Education or the appropriate state educational agency; or transfer student in good academic standing
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


Cochise College cannot currently consider applications for online degrees or certificate programs from applicants whose primary residence is in the following states: Massachusetts, California, and Florida.