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Multidisciplinary Studies Building (MS)

MS 4.01.76

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Monday - Friday

8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

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Phone: (210) 458-4331

Fax: (210) 458-4332

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Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Studies

Basic Certificate Information


The Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Studies is a 12-semester-credit-hour program designed to prepare individuals from a broad range of academic disciplines for a career in the Intelligence Community. Individuals with business, foreign language, social science, computer science, criminal science, engineering or statistics backgrounds will benefit from this professional certificate.

Individuals completing this certificate will gain a practical and hands-on knowledge of methods in intelligence collection, intelligence analysis, and reporting and briefing for the intelligence community. See the College of Business Critical Technology Studies Program website for more information.


Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.

Statement of Purpose:

The Statement of Purpose should describe your academic and other qualifications to be admitted to this program, areas of interest in the program, and goals related to pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Studies. The statement should be 500-750 words long.

Evaluation of Foreign Credentials:

All applications including non-U.S. citizens (International, U.S. Citizens (Domestic), and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit all official transcripts from foreign institutions along with an evaluation of the transcripts from an approved UTSA Foreign Credential Agency.

Additional Requirements:

A degree seeking applicant must meet international graduate student admission requirements.


Program Coordinator: Lisa Ho


Telephone: (210) 458-5283

Contact Information

Certificate Advisors of Record: Dr. Max Kilger

Email Addresses:

Telephone: (210) 458-4578

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