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Online Management Master's Degree

Intelligence Management

Management: Intelligence Management
Master's Specialization
  • 36 credits
  • Transfer up to 12 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $524 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Grow your intelligence career with a master's specialization in intelligence management.

The online master’s in management specialization in intelligence management at University of Maryland Global Campus will prepare you for professional positions in the fields of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, target analysis, intelligence collection, operations and analysis, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and counterproliferation, cyber intelligence and espionage, resource management, intelligence sharing and partnerships, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, and intelligence policy and oversight for national security and law enforcement management. You’ll apply critical thinking, research, and analysis skills to the study of advanced technology integration, cyber threats, intelligence budgets, communications, leadership, workforce development, interagency collaboration with public and private national security organizations, and intelligence reform, as well as to the priorities, laws, and policies regulating the U.S. intelligence community.

Total Credits Required: 36

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses

  • (3 Credits, INMS 600)
  • (3 Credits, INMS 610)
  • (3 Credits, INMS 620)
  • (3 Credits, INMS 630)
  • (3 Credits, INMS 640)
  • (3 Credits, INMS 650)
  • (3 Credits, INMS 660)

Capstone Course

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)

  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630) (or (3 Credits, MGMT 610)) must be taken within the first 6 credits.
    • (3 Credits, MGMT 610) and (3 Credits, MGMT 615) may be taken instead of (6 Credits, MGMT 630).
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640) should not be attempted simultaneously with (3 Credits, MGMT 650).
  • Specialization courses should be taken in the order listed.
  • (3 Credits, INMS 600) and (3 Credits, INMS 610) must be taken as the first two specialization courses.
  • (3 Credits, INMS 660) must be taken after all specialization and core courses (except (3 Credits, MGMT 670)).
  • You must complete 24 credits of program coursework, including all core courses, before enrolling in (3 Credits, MGMT 670).

General Master's Degree Requirements

  • You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher at all times.
  • All degree requirements must be fulfilled within five consecutive years.
  • Any transfer credits must have been earned within the above five-year time frame to be applied toward a graduate degree.
  • Please review the overall master’s degree requirements for additional considerations.
Sequence Course
1 (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
2 (6 Credits, MGMT 630)
3 (3 Credits, INMS 600)
4 (3 Credits, MGMT 640)
5 (3 Credits, INMS 610)
6 (3 Credits, MGMT 650)
7 (3 Credits, INMS 620)
8 (3 Credits, INMS 630)
9 (3 Credits, INMS 640)
10 (3 Credits, INMS 650)
11 (3 Credits, INMS 660)
12 (3 Credits, MGMT 670)

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Master’s Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each master's degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all master’s degrees.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to help prepare you for positions of greater responsibility in areas such as intelligence collection, analysis, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, intelligence-led law enforcement, oversight, policy, acquisition, budget, and human capital management in the public and private sectors.

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