Master of Science in Applied Intelligence
Mercyhurst University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Applied Intelligence program provides the foundation necessary to succeed as intelligence analysts and leaders of analytical teams within strategic intelligence industries, criminal justice fields, and federal and state agencies.  The curriculum focuses on intelligence as a process, emphasizing the application of intelligence theory and advancing analytical skills while teaching about the history and theory of the intelligence field.  Coursework develops deep researching abilities, proficient use of analytical techniques and methodologies, concise analytical writing, and effective briefing.


  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution, preferably with a GPA above 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • All official transcripts from accredited higher education institutions
  • Essay
  • MAT or GRE scores (waived for eligible applicants with completion of prior graduate coursework or approved work experience)
  • Three recommendations
  • Resume or CV

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education