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Counter New Security Threats With a Graduate Certificate in Intelligence

No matter where you decide to take your homeland security career, Tulane School of Professional Advancement is dedicated to helping you get there. The field of intelligence studies is devoted to developing analytical, communication, written, computer, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. We've developed a certificate program designed to let you explore the relationship between intelligence and national security, the use of intelligence in policy making and implementation, and privacy rights. Tulane SoPA's Graduate Certificate in Intelligence focuses on the three significant elements of the profession: collection, analysis, and counterintelligence and their applications in the real world. Review course offerings, your options for career advancement, student resources, and more to learn more about this valuable addition to your academic portfolio and resume.


Tuition: $1,210 per credit Tuition Calculator

Earn Your MPS in Homeland Security Studies

All credits earned in pursuing this graduate-level “stackable” intelligence certificate may be applied to our Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security Studies. This degree is offered completely online, allowing you access to graduate-level coursework from anywhere in the world without sacrificing your other responsibilities. If you would like to pursue an MPS degree and apply your certificate towards the degree completion, please contact the Program Director, Dr. Michael Wallace, for next steps. Take a look at our YouTube playlist to browse some of the different roles you can play in upholding our national security measures.

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Your Career in Homeland Security

The US Director of National Intelligence (USDNI) careers website lists education in intelligence studies for those interested in either intelligence analysis or intelligence collection careers. The Tulane Homeland Security Studies (HMLS) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) program has graduates working in the US Intelligence Community, state, and local agencies, as well as with private industry. Find a rewarding role upon program completion as an intelligence or infrastructure protection analyst, federal, state, or local homeland security officer, and many more exciting careers.


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Valuable Insight From Industry Veterans

We're dedicated to providing graduates with more than just an education, each student will learn from elite industry professionals who are dedicated to your success in and out of the virtual classroom. Gain specialized skills, practical knowledge, and have the opportunity to apply these learnings in the real world to grow your expertise. Our online degree programs ensure students are connected, supported, and prepared for rewarding careers in intelligence and homeland security.

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Create a Schedule That Works for You

Going back to school is no small feat—this is why SoPA offers flexible online programs that allow students to create a schedule that fits their lifestyle. Whether you're working full-time, managing a household, or unable to commute, SoPA will help create possibilities for you that seemed completely out of reach before. You'll have the versatility and convenience to study on your time and from any location, with the support of career advisors and numerous student resources.

Tulane School of Professional Advancement is a Silver Award Military Friendly® recipient, and our Office of Veterans Affairs is committed to your success and can connect military students to educational benefits, learning resources, and financial aid. See what's possible with Tulane SoPA and start your application today.




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