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Advanced Certificate in Intelligence Collection and Analysis

This Certificate is designed to give the professional in the intelligence collection field or the student who is considering getting into the corporate, government or law enforcement security field, advanced knowledge of the processes for intelligence collection including how to distinguish between credible and not credible intelligence sources. This certificate provides the student with an opportunity to refine higher order analysis skills of available information. Students will also learn to critically reflect on intelligence issues and challenges to make effective recommendations for improvements in the field.

Program learning outcomes:

Evaluate various information sources to identify various analytical methods and distinguish between valid and flawed products.

Evaluate contemporary and emergent threats by performing future analysis.

Identify issues of bias, propaganda, or flawed analytical methods that lead to analysis failures and formulate written recommendations to avoid such practices.

Evaluate intelligence issues or challenges using open sources to apply all source intelligence analysis.

Identify issues with current security practices and make effective written recommendations for improvements.

Assess the potential performance of new collection assets against classes of intelligence problems.

Create performance criteria for collection assets that conform to issues of policy, reform and ethics.

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Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.

To request an application or get information about any of our programs, fill out the form below. An advisor will be in touch to answer your questions. Or contact us directly at 855-246-7440 or HenleyPutnam@national.edu