The Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (MAISS) prepares students and industry leaders to address the intelligence and security challenges in an interconnected world.
The coursework is focused on inter and intrastate conflict; terrorism and counter-terrorism; organization, capabilities and roles of the U.S. Intelligence Community; and national, regional, and global strategic security and cybersecurity threats. The program prepares students for careers in the areas of strategic security policy, intelligence analysis, and for advancement in military, law enforcement, and academia.
The program seeks to expose military members, future decision makers and analysts, and students considering a PhD to the security challenges inherent in a rapidly changing world. Our program has a special emphasis on the causes and effects of interstate and intrastate conflict, the sources of terrorism, terrorism and counterterrorism strategies, and security issues that affect national, regional, and global security.
The Master of Arts in Intelligence & Security Studies equips students for a variety of careers within military intelligence and industry security at both the specialist and analyst levels in all branches of the US military, as well as the civilian sectors. It also prepares students to pursue a PhD.
Personnel Security Specialist
Cyber Intelligence Analyst
Cryptologic Language Analyst
Military Capabilities Intelligence Analyst
Information Operations Analysts