University of Maryland-University College

3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010

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University of Maryland at University College offers a Certificate in Intelligence Management for students and professionals that have a career or professional goal which can be complemented or improved with knowledge of intelligence management. Students will learn about national and organizational efforts to collect, manage, and control intelligence and prevent unauthorized access to critical data. Students will learn to apply management practices and learn to engage in intelligence-related research and interpret intelligence-related data and literature in order to prepare for early and mid-level career intelligence services.  

Students in the program will learn about the collection of intelligence and its utilization to allow for management and enforcement. Those classes include orientation to graduate studies at UMUC, managing intelligence activities, sources and challenges in intelligence collection, consumers, uses, and issues in intelligence analysis, and espionage and counterintelligence.  

Upon graduation from the program, students will have demonstrated the capability and knowledge inherent with intelligence work and the qualifications necessary in complementing career knowledge with studies in intelligence. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to manage intelligence processes through analysis, design, and optimization in response to organizational needs, to use sound evaluation practices to select appropriately among competing technologies and technical approaches for the purposes of collecting and managing intelligence, to analyze social, legal, ethical, and professional issues in intelligence collection and technical decision making, to make appropriate intelligence decisions based on analysis, enforcement, and counterintelligence, to understand the challenges and issues related to the collection of intelligence, and to demonstrate the ability to lead intelligence led law enforcement and operational enforcement.

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    Undergraduate degree

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    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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