Master's Degree

Fully Accredited Program

Decipher actionable intelligence to create insights and make critical decisions in the ever-evolving digital age.

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Online Master's in Applied Intelligence

Georgetown University’s Online Master of Professional Studies in Applied Intelligence program provides a solid grounding in fundamental intelligence concepts, strategy, and tactics from a global perspective. Students will become an effective leader and decision-maker in areas of law enforcement, homeland security, and competitive business intelligence.

The digital world crosses all local, national, and international boundaries. In this online master's degree program, you’ll learn the importance of effective cyber defense and counterintelligence. You’ll identify and counteract threats to the security of any organization or state actor, and master the real-time and real-world techniques, tools, and processes to successfully lead your team.

  • Number of Credits

    33 credits

  • Work Outside of Each Class

    6-9 hours per week

  • Total Tuition


  • Enrollment

    Full-time or part-time

  • Time to Complete

    ~2 years (part-time)

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

Under the expert guidance of a faculty of industry leaders, scholars, and practitioners, you’ll develop the skills and experience necessary to take on the ethical responsibilities all intelligence professionals maintain for themselves, corporations, the government, and the public. Through hands-on coursework and case studies in both government and industry, you’ll gain insights into the history of electronic intelligence analysis, and learn how intelligence professionals employ these techniques today.

Ideal for working professionals, our program is designed to fit your schedule, with online classes that allow you to earn your degree without interrupting your career.

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

  • Headshot of German De La Roche

    Georgetown's Applied Intelligence master’s program is unmatched in teaching why the intelligence field matters and how it is practiced in the real world.”

    German De La Roche Master's in Applied Intelligence
  • Headshot of David Brem

    I invested in my future by joining the Applied Intelligence program. I now have a Capstone product that I am eager to leverage in any career. This privilege is entirely owed to my peers and the exceptional faculty.”

    David Brem Master's in Applied Intelligence

You’ll leave the online program as an effective intelligence analyst ready to anticipate competitive activity, establish attribution and mitigation measures, and judiciously interpret events from a global perspective.

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