Mission & Learning Goals

Mission Statement

The Georgetown University Master’s in Applied Intelligence program prepares students to undertake complex intelligence projects by applying the analytical frameworks and tools used in the fields of homeland security, cyber intelligence, law enforcement, and business intelligence.

Learning Goals

Upon completing the Applied Intelligence program, you will be able to:

  • Creative and Critical Thinking: Apply analytical techniques to challenge or provide alternative perspectives to existing views on complex intelligence issues
  • Global Competence: Integrate global perspective and international best practices to intelligence analytical products
  • Ethical Reasoning and Values: Employ ethical decision frameworks to respond to moral dilemmas in applied intelligence fields
  • Applied Problem Solving: Prepare intelligence analytic products based on industry standards to enhance organizational effectiveness and provide alternative perspectives on increasingly complex problems
  • Information Literacy: Apply the intelligence cycle to support policy-making or decision-making processes
  • Technological Competency: Adapt to highly technology-driven intelligence fields by integrating various technologies across the five collection disciplines to enrich analytical products
  • Communication: Communicate complex intelligence analysis with objectivity to a wide range of stakeholders