DMGS' M.A. in Intelligence focuses on both the public and private sector use of intelligence examining missions, methods, and organizational structures. It examines and interprets the four major elements of intelligence – collection, analysis, analytical presentation, and counterintelligence. This program also examines new fields of intelligence such as private sector use of intelligence, homeland security, and cyber.
Graduates of this degree program will be able to:
- Articulate the strategic significance, aims, strategy, tradecraft, and culture of the elements of intelligence, evaluate each element, and the skills and aptitude required for this work.
- Anticipate current and future security challenges.
- Identify how major tensions inside liberal democracy with secret intelligence are reconciled through institutional checks and balances, oversight, press freedom, and public education.
- Interpret the value of intelligence input to public and private sector efforts supporting organizational tactics and strategies.
- Identify opportunities for effective use of intelligence.
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