Master's Degree

On-Campus & Online Formats

Prepare to navigate the technology-driven intelligence landscape by acquiring the critical analysis and communication skills needed for success in this industry.

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Master's in Applied Intelligence

Georgetown University will continue with remote learning for all on-campus programs through December 2020.

Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence prepares you to navigate today’s increasingly complex and data-driven intelligence landscape. You’ll master the analytical and technical skills that you can immediately put to use to improve performance, increase efficiencies, and generate actionable insights.

Unlike other degrees, our program focuses on four key sectors: homeland security, cyber intelligence, law enforcement, and competitive business intelligence. You’ll develop a 360-degree perspective of the intelligence space while examining cutting-edge practices related to risk assessment, intelligence operations, and analytical techniques.

  • Number of Credits

    33 credits

  • Format

    On-campus & online

  • Total Tuition


  • Enrollment

    Full-time or part-time

  • Duration

    2 to 5 years

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

Ideal for working professionals, our program is designed to fit your schedule. We offer flexible options to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both—so you don’t have to interrupt your career to earn your degree.

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    This degree was one of the main reasons I was selected for my analyst position within the Department of Defense. It opened the door to my dream job.”

    Jacob Fuller

In the classroom you’ll engage with a faculty of leading scholars and practitioners, who expose you to the latest technologies and best practices within the intelligence industry. You’ll also have opportunities to hone your skills in the real world through case studies analysis, engagements with industry leaders, and events with some of the largest government surveillance agencies and private intelligence firms.

You’ll leave the program primed to take on the evolving—and increasingly important—data analytics challenges of today’s organizations.

*Tuition for the Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms will be available in early 2021.