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Certificate

Intelligence Collection

Certificate in Intelligence Collection

This Certificate in Intelligence Collection is designed to give the professional in the intelligence collection field or the student who is considering getting in the field, a more comprehensive understanding of the overt and covert intelligence requirements and reporting, intelligence-specific vocabulary, and the breadth and complexity of the U.S. Intelligence Community today. Students enrolled in this certificate in security will learn:

  • An overview of intelligence and the intelligence cycle
  • Both overt and covert intelligence requirements and reporting, as well as intelligence-specific vocabulary
  • Principles and details of sound research and evaluation on a wide spectrum of source materials
  • How to extract information one-on-one in both friendly and non-friendly contexts
  • Various categories of intelligence gathering and surveillance, including the background and history of contemporary surveillance devices, proper procedures for using surveillance devices for intelligence gathering, and basic use of surveillance for purposes other than intrigue and spying