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What will I learn?

Northeastern’s Master of Arts in Strategic Intelligence and Analysis program prepares you with the broad skill set necessary for the next generation of leaders in the intelligence community in both the public and private sectors.

The Master of Arts in Strategic Intelligence and Analysis is designed for students who seek careers in the intelligence field, as well as professionals whose agencies or clientele are charged with the acquisition and interpretation of intelligence. Strategic intelligence leaders are committed to reducing uncertainty and providing warnings about potential security and safety threats both nationally and internationally using information from a variety of sources.

Our degree program focuses on providing you with the analytical skills, research techniques, and verbal and written communication expertise to present your findings at the highest level. This program is for students who are looking for the analytical skills needed to identify a challenge or a threat (natural or man-made) and advise policy or decision-makers. With critical and reflective thinking at the forefront of the curriculum, graduates are prepared to make well-reasoned judgments in any situation based on the policies and theories they have learned.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.

Which department am I in?

College of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
US$35,300.00 per year
USD $35,300 for entire program

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

8 November 2022

Start date

9 January 2023, 10 April 2023, 10 July 2023

Venue

Northeastern University

360 Huntington Avenue,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02115, United States

Online/Distance (12 months)

Tuition fees
US$35,300.00 per year
USD $35,300 for entire program

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

8 November 2022

Start date

9 January 2023, 10 April 2023, 10 July 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Prior to beginning a graduate program at Northeastern, students must have: Received a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university; Received a master’s degree or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university; Received a first professional or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university; or, Been accepted into an approved bachelors-to-graduate-degree program at an accredited college or university. Minimum Score Requirement: TOEFL: 79 overall (internet-based), IELTS: 6.5. overall.

For international students

Prior to beginning a graduate program at Northeastern, students must have: Received a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university; Received a master’s degree or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university; Received a first professional or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university; or, Been accepted into an approved bachelors-to-graduate-degree program at an accredited college or university.

English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - 79 and a writing portion of 20; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - 6.5 no band lower than 6; Pearson: 53.

The application deadline for winter is Nov 08, spring is Feb 07, summer is May 09, and fall is Jul 18.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Northeastern University

Students gain more than a degree at Northeastern University; they graduate with real-world experience that fuels life-long success.

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