Graduate Certificate in Intelligence & National Security
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Intelligence & National Security program helps graduate students, active duty military, and civilian professionals working in the fields of public service, national security, defense policy, and intelligence analysis learn to provide an in-depth and critical analysis of US foreign policy and national security.  The curriculum helps students become active citizens by teaching leadership, participation, and employment in intelligence, military, and foreign relations careers.  Students will take required courses in foreign policy, national security, and international relations, and a variety of electives that meet their interests and career goals.  Possible electives include:
  • International Relations Of East Asia
  • International Relations Of The Middle East
  • Seminar On International Leadership And Strategy
  • Global Security Issues
  • Intelligence And National Security


  • Baccalaureate degree or previous master's degree with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. 
  • 9 credit hours in political science-related courses is preferred
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement 
  • Professional Resume
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

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