This bachelor's degree provides instruction in the multidisciplinary field of intelligence studies and is designed for students who are currently employed or wish to pursue positions as military, civilian, or corporate intelligence specialists.
The Bachelor of Arts in Intelligence Studies draws motivated professionals currently employed or interested in positions supporting military, civilian and corporate intelligence operations. Students are exposed to real-world intelligence perspectives and they have the unique opportunity to specialize their studies in several key functional areas or intelligence sub-fields
The Bachelor of Arts in Intelligence Studies courses are taught by experienced professors. Many are currently working in leadership roles within the intelligence, military or homeland security sectors and they bring their real-world expertise into the online discussion. The University students are part of a highly-connected network of industry professionals dedicated to advancing the intelligence discipline and to protecting national and international security.
In addition to the institutional and general education level learning objectives, the Bachelor of Arts in Intelligence Studies also seeks the following specific learning outcomes of its graduates. With reference to each of the respective areas of intelligence studies, graduates in this degree program will be able to:
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Intelligence Studies professor, Joe Campos, explains why the real world experience of the faculty is beneficial to students at American Military University.
"The pursuit of my degree taught me some valuable life and educational lessons that developed me into a better leader and more valuable asset to my agency."
"The education I received has proven invaluable as I advance within the realm of intelligence studies, and it has no doubt enhanced my competitiveness in meeting the needs of U.S. national security."
"At each and every step of the way I had the support needed to move toward the ultimate goal—graduation and pursuing my career ambitions."
Our asynchronous format means you can log in and work on your own schedule.
Classes start monthly so you can too.
8 and 16 week courses available in most programs.
Discussion boards, forums, blogs, and other social media keep you connected to classmates and professors.
Online library, study resources, and academic advisors to help you succeed.
Annually for Fulltime Students
(includes tuition, books, fees)
50% of our students receive course credit for prior college or work experience.
of seniors evaluated their experience as positive
of seniors would choose us again
would recommend us to a friend or colleague
feel their degree helped them obtain a promotion or new job
would hire another one of our graduates
feel our graduates possess field specific academic skills
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2012
American Public University System, Alumni Survey, 2012
APUS Alumni Employer Survey, January 2006-December 2012
There is no application fee.