Master of Science in
Security & Intelligence Studies
Global security continues to be an important, critical issue to governments, companies and the public. There is a growing need for knowledgeable security and intelligence professionals. With a track record of excellence established in the undergraduate Global Security and Intelligence Studies program and a highly respected reputation as a technical university, Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus provides an unmatched Master of Science in Security and Intelligence degree. Students looking for a master's in security studies can follow a track that will gain them expertise in the field while perfecting their research and analytical methodology skills. Upon graduating, this degree can help graduates excel in intelligence analysis, operations, military-political studies, law enforcement, corporate security, or cyber intelligence security.
The program’s courses combine science and technology with advanced intelligence and security topics.
Students benefit from expert faculty members who have academic qualifications coupled with extensive professional experience in security, intelligence, law enforcement, policy, and cyber intelligence.
Learn through small classes where students are given personal attention and many opportunities for hands-on learning and research.
About Security & Intelligence Studies at the Prescott, AZ Campus
The Master of Science in Security and Intelligence Studies (MSSIS) degree program provides the knowledge and skills professionals need to excel in intelligence analysis, operations, military-political studies, law enforcement, corporate security and cyber-intelligence and security. The program combines science and high technology with advanced intelligence and security courses.
The Security and Intelligence Studies master's program is housed in the Department of Global Security and Intelligence Studies within the College of Security and Intelligence.
This degree is suited for students looking to attain a master's in security studies or a master's in intelligence, as students receive advanced instruction in the research skills and analytical methods required by the security and intelligence fields. They also learn how to communicate their findings clearly.
The degree program provides graduate students and security and intelligence professionals with an opportunity to explore both theoretical and practical knowledge across the disciplines that compose the field that security and intelligence studies has become.
The Security and Intelligence Studies master's degree will enhance the career prospects both for entry-level professionals and mid-level leaders, managers, operators and analysts.
For many professionals currently working in the security and intelligence communities, the master’s degree will be seen as one qualification for promotion in the middle and even upper levels of management or military command.
Take a closer look at both master's degrees offered in the College of Security and Intelligence by viewing Embry-Riddle's Launch Magazine for its Graduate Programs.
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Glen A. Doherty Center brings opportunities in Security and Intelligence StudiesThe Eagles Operations Center, housed in the Glen A. Doherty Center for Security and Intelligence, building B17 , is a “situation room” setup where students come to run simulated conflict scenarios.