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Academic Exchange Program (AEP)

An alphabetic list of Academic Exchange Professors can be viewed here.
A listing of Institutions, Courses, and Instructors can be viewed here.

Professors / Instructors

To Participate: If you would like to participate in AFIO's Academic Exchange Program, and you currently teach in a US, UK, Canada, Australia, or NZ university, complete this secure participation form.
If you teach at a foreign university (other than the five countries mentioned above), or for other inquiries, contact AFIO's Director of the AEP.

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or here for a list of all courses and professors.


Students looking for courses should follow the College / University links to see what is being offered that term, or email listed professors to see if they might be teaching topics of interest to you, and where. To explore careers in intelligence, visit our page here.

The following listing are those universities certified as "CAE" = Center of Academic Excellence program institutions as established by the Director of National Intelligence.

Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) [aka National Centers for Academic Excellence] specializing in IA (Information Assurance): Cyber Defense and Cyber Operations

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) program. Specific 2 and 4-year colleges and universities are designated based on their robust degree programs and close alignment to specific cybersecurity-related knowledge units (KUs), validated by top subject matter experts in the field. Over 200 top colleges and universities across 47 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico are designated as CAEs in Cybersecurity. Academic institutions are designated as either CAEs in Cyber Defense or Cyber Operations and they have undergone an in-depth assessment and met rigorous requirements in order to garner this designation. Sponsored by NSA and DHS, the CAE in Cyber Defense program aims to reduce vulnerabilities in our national information infrastructure, while the CAE in Cyber Operations program, sponsored by NSA, focuses on technologies and techniques related to specialized cyber operations to enhance the national security posture of the Nation. This subset of the CAE program are those institutions certified by NSA and DHS as Cyber Defense or Cyber Operations-specific institutions. A listing of those can be found here. A listing by NSA is here. A map showing all CAE Cybersecurity Institutions, by state, and providing direct link to university websites, is here.

Another subset of the CAE program are those institutions who are Academic Institutions Selected for Centers of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences Program. A listing by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

A listing of other schools also teaching intelligence, national security, and intelligence-related courses can be found here.

This listing of Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE)
including Cybersecurity and Cyber Operations and Other Institutions (not yet CAE) with courses or degrees in cybersecurity, intelligence analysis, and related disciplines

was UPDATED 2019 May 12

  1. Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
  2. Air Force Institute of Technology, Ohio (CAE)
  3. American Military University (on-line), Charlestown, West Virginia (CAE)
  4. American Public University (on-line), Charlestown, West Virginia (CAE)
  5. American University, Washington D.C. also see American University School of International Service, Washington, DC (and online)
  6. Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas
  7. Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland (CAE)
  8. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, and large number of online courses here at ASU Online.
  9. Auburn University, Auburn University Institute for Collaboration and Technology, Auburn, Alabama
  10. Augusta Technical College, Georgia (CAE)
  11. Augusta University, Georgia (CAE)
  12. Austin Peay University, Clarksville, Tennessee
  13. Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska (CAE partner with University of Nebraska Lincoln)
  14. Bergen Community College, Paramus, New Jersey
  15. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  16. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, West Virginia (CAE)
  17. Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
  18. Bossier Parish Community College, Louisiana (CAE)
  19. Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  20. Bowie State University, Maryland (CAE)
  21. Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
  22. Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Business, Provo, Utah (CAE)
  23. Calhoun Community College, Alabama (CAE)
  24. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
  25. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California (CAE)
  26. California State University Northridge, Northridge, California
  27. California State University, Sacramento, California (CAE)
  28. California State University, San Bernardino, California (CAE)
  29. Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina
  30. Capella University (on-line), Minneapolis, Minnesota
  31. Capitol Technology University, Maryland (CAE)
  32. Carlton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  33. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  34. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  35. Catholic University, Washington D.C.
  36. Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri
  37. Central New Mexico Community College, New Mexico (CAE)
  38. Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, Pennsylvania
  39. Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont
  40. City University of Seattle, Washington (CAE)
  41. Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania
  42. Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia (CAE)
  43. Clark State Community College, Ohio (CAE)
  44. Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina (CAE)
  45. Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina
  46. Coastline Community College, California (CAE)
  47. College of DuPage, Illinois (CAE)
  48. College of Southern Maryland, Maryland (CAE)
  49. College of Southern Nevada, Nevada (CAE)
  50. Colorado School of Mines, Colorado (CAE)
  51. Colorado State University-Pueblo, Colorado (CAE)
  52. Colorado Technical University, Colorado (CAE)
  53. Columbia Basin College, Washington (CAE)
  54. Columbia University, New York, New York
  55. Columbus State University, Georgia (CAE)
  56. Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island (CAE)
  57. County College of Morris, New Jersey (CAE)
  58. Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska (CAE partner with University of Nebraska Lincoln)
  59. Cypress College, California (CAE)
  60. Dakota State University, South Dakota (CAE)
  61. Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, Washington, D.C.
  62. Danville Community College, Virginia(CAE)
  63. Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire
  64. Davenport University, Michigan (CAE)
  65. Daytona State College, Florida (CAE)
  66. DePaul University, Illinois (CAE)
  67. DeSales University, Center Valley, Pennsylvania
  68. Dominican University, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, River Forest, Illinois
  69. Drew University, Madison, New Jersey
  70. Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  71. East Carolina University, North Carolina (CAE)
  72. East Stroudsburg University, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  73. Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky
  74. Eastern Michigan University, Michigan (CAE)
  75. Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso, New Mexico (CAE)
  76. ECPI University, Virginia (CAE)
  77. Edmonds Community College, Washington (CAE)
  78. El Paso Community College, Texas (CAE)
  79. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Campus, Florida (CAE)
  80. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona
  81. Estrella Mountain Community College, Arizona (CAE)
  82. Excelsior College, New York (CAE)
  83. Fairleigh-Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
  84. Fairmont State University, Fairmont, West Virginia
  85. Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina
  86. Fayetteville Technical Community College, North Carolina (CAE)
  87. Ferris State University, Michigan (CAE)
  88. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, Florida (CAE)
  89. Florida Atlantic University, Florida (CAE)
  90. Florida Institute of Technology, Florida (CAE)
  91. Florida International University, Miami, Florida (CAE)
  92. Florida State College at Jacksonville, Florida (CAE)
  93. Florida State University, Florida (CAE)
  94. Fordham University, New York (CAE)
  95. Forsyth Technical Community College, North Carolina (CAE)
  96. Fort Hays State University, Kansas (CAE)
  97. Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  98. George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia (CAE)
  99. Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (CAE)
  100. Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia (CAE)
  101. Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus, Georgia (CAE)
  102. Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan (CAE)
  103. Green River College, Washington (CAE)
  104. Hagerstown Community College, Maryland (CAE)
  105. Hampden-Sidney College, Hampden-Sidney, Virginia
  106. Hampton University, Virginia (CAE)
  107. Harford Community College, Maryland (CAE)
  108. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (CAE)
  109. Henley-Putnam University (on-line), San Jose, California
  110. Henry Ford College, Michigan (CAE)
  111. Highline Community College, Washington (CAE)
  112. Hilbert College, Hamburg, New York
  113. Honolulu Community College, Hawaii (CAE)
  114. Houston Community College, Texas (CAE)
  115. Howard Community College, Maryland (CAE)
  116. Howard University, Washington, D.C. (CAE consortium member with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
  117. Hunter College, New York, New York
  118. Idaho State University, Idaho (CAE)
  119. Illinois Institute of Technology, Illinois (CAE)
  120. Indian River State College, Florida (CAE)
  121. Indiana University, Indiana (CAE)
  122. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  123. Indiana University, School of Informatics and Computing, Bloomington, Indiana (CAE)
  124. Iowa State University, Iowa (CAE)
  125. Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana (CAE)
  126. Jackson State Community College, Tennessee (CAE)
  127. Jacksonville State University, Alabama (CAE)
  128. James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia (CAE)
  129. John A Logan College, Illinois (CAE)
  130. Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School, Baltimore, Maryland
  131. Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C.
  132. Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Public Safety Leadership, Columbia, Maryland
  133. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York
  134. Kansas State University, Kansas (CAE)
  135. Kennesaw State University, Georgia (CAE)
  136. Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  137. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
  138. Lake Superior College, Minnesota (CAE)
  139. Laredo College, Texas (CAE)
  140. Leeward Community College, Hawaii (CAE)
  141. Lehigh Carbon Community College, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  142. Lewis University, Illinois (CAE)
  143. Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia (CAE)
  144. Lincoln Land Community College, Illinois (CAE)
  145. Lockheed Martin Center for Security Analysis, Newington, Virginia
  146. Long Beach City College, California (CAE)
  147. Long Island University, Riverhead, New York
  148. Lord Fairfax Community College, Virginia (CAE)
  149. Louisiana Tech University, Louisiana (CAE)
  150. Marquette University, Wisconsin (CAE)
  151. Marymount University, Virginia (CAE)
  152. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  153. Mercy College, New York (CAE)
  154. Mercyhurst College, Ridge Institute for Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences, Erie, Pennsylvania
  155. Metropolitan Community College, Missouri (CAE)
  156. Metropolitan Community College, Nebraska (CAE)
  157. Metropolitan State University, Minnesota (CAE)
  158. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  159. Middle Georgia State University, Georgia (CAE)
  160. Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama (CAE)
  161. Mississippi State University, Mississippi (CAE)
  162. Missoula College, Montana (CAE)
  163. Missouri State University, Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Fairfax, Virginia
  164. Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
  165. Missouri University of Science and Technology, Missouri (CAE)
  166. Mohawk Valley Community College, New York (CAE)
  167. Montreat College, North Carolina (CAE)
  168. Moraine Valley Community College, Illinois (CAE)
  169. Morgan State University, Maryland (CAE)
  170. Mt. Hood Community College, Oregon (CAE)
  171. National Defense Intelligence College, Washington D.C.
  172. National University, California (CAE)
  173. Naval Postgraduate School, California (CAE)
  174. Neumann College, Aston, Pennsylvania
  175. New Jersey City University, College of Professional Studies, Jersey City, New Jersey (CAE)
  176. New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey (CAE)
  177. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  178. New Mexico Tech, New Mexico (CAE)
  179. New York Institute of Technology, New York (CAE)
  180. New York University, New York, New York (CAE)
  181. Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia (CAE)
  182. North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, North Carolina (CAE)
  183. North Carolina State University, North Carolina (CAE)
  184. North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  185. North Idaho College, Idaho (CAE)
  186. Northeast Alabama Community College, Alabama (CAE)
  187. Northeast Community College, Nebraska (CAE)
  188. Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
  189. Northern Kentucky University, Kentucky (CAE)
  190. Northern Virginia Community College, Virginia (CAE)
  191. Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont (CAE)
  192. Notre Dame College, Center for Intelligence Studies, Cleveland, Ohio
  193. Nova Southeastern University, Florida (CAE)
  194. Oakland University, Michigan (CAE)
  195. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (CAE)
  196. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
  197. Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma (CAE)
  198. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma (CAE)
  199. Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas (CAE)
  200. Pace University, New York (CAE)
  201. Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, Virginia
  202. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  203. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  204. Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado (CAE)
  205. Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  206. Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (CAE)
  207. Portland Community College, Oregon (CAE)
  208. Post University, Waterbury, Connecticut
  209. Prince George's Community College, Maryland (CAE)
  210. Princeton University, New Jersey (CAE)
  211. Pueblo Community College, Colorado (CAE)
  212. Purdue University, Indiana (CAE)
  213. Purdue University Northwest, Indiana (CAE)
  214. Radford University, Radford, Virginia (CAE)
  215. Red Rocks Community College, Colorado (CAE)
  216. Regent University, Alexandria, Virginia (CAE)
  217. Regis University, Colorado (CAE)
  218. Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  219. Rochester Institute of Technology, New York (CAE)
  220. Rockhurst University, Global Studies Center, Kansas City, Missouri
  221. Rockland Community College, New York (CAE)
  222. Roosevelt University, Illinois (CAE)
  223. Rose State College, Oklahoma (CAE)
  224. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, North Carolina (CAE)
  225. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (CAE)
  226. Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida (CAE)
  227. San Antonio College, Texas (CAE)
  228. San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
  229. San Jose State University, California (CAE)
  230. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  231. Sinclair Community College, Ohio (CAE)
  232. Snead State Community College, Alabama (CAE)
  233. South Texas College, Texas (CAE)
  234. Southern Methodist University, Texas (CAE)
  235. Southern Utah University, Utah (CAE)
  236. St. Cloud State University, Minnesota (CAE)
  237. St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas
  238. St. John's University, Queens, New York
  239. St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  240. St. Louis Community College, Missouri (CAE)
  241. St. Philip's College, Texas (CAE)
  242. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
  243. State University of New York, Buffalo, New York (CAE)
  244. State University of New York, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, Albany, New York
  245. Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey (CAE)
  246. Syracuse University, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Syracuse, New York (CAE)
  247. Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  248. Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee (CAE)
  249. Tennessee Tech University, Tennessee (CAE)
  250. Terra State Community College, Ohio (CAE)
  251. Texas A&M - San Antonio, Texas (CAE)
  252. Texas A&M University, Texas (CAE)
  253. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas (CAE)
  254. Texas State Technical College Harlingen, Texas (CAE)
  255. The Center for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, Alexandria, Virginia
  256. The Citadel, South Carolina (CAE)
  257. The Community College of Baltimore Country, Maryland (CAE)
  258. The George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs, Washington D.C. (CAE)
  259. The Institute of World Politics, Washington D.C.
  260. The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  261. The University of Alabama, Alabama (CAE)
  262. The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama (CAE)
  263. The University of Texas at Austin, Texas (CAE)
  264. Thomas Nelson Community College, Virginia (CAE)
  265. Tidewater Community College, Virginia (CAE)
  266. Towson University, Maryland (CAE)
  267. Trinity University, Washington, D.C. (CAE)
  268. Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, Massachusetts
  269. Tuskegee University, Alabama (CAE)
  270. U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut (CAE)
  271. United States Air Force Academy, Colorado (CAE)
  272. United State Naval Academy, Maryland (CAE)
  273. University of Albany - State University of New York, New York (CAE)
  274. University of Advancing Technology, Arizona (CAE)
  275. University of Alabama Huntsville, Alabama (CAE)
  276. University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (CAE)
  277. University of Arkanasas, Arkansas (CAE)
  278. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas (CAE)
  279. University of California - Davis, Davis, California (CAE)
  280. University of California - Irvine, Merage School of Business, Irvine, California (CAE)
  281. University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (CAE)
  282. University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida (CAE)
  283. University of Cincinnati, Ohio (CAE)
  284. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado (CAE)
  285. University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
  286. University of Dallas, Texas (CAE)
  287. University of Delaware, Delaware (CAE)
  288. University of Denver, Daniels College of Business, Denver, Colorado (CAE)
  289. University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan (CAE)
  290. University of Florida, Florida (CAE)
  291. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia (CAE)
  292. University of Hawaii - West Oahu, Hawaii (CAE)
  293. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii (CAE)
  294. University of Houston, Texas (CAE)
  295. University of Idaho, Idaho (CAE)
  296. University of Illinois at Springfield, Illinois (CAE)
  297. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (CAE)
  298. University of Kansas, Kansas (CAE)
  299. University of Illinois, Springfield, Illinois
  300. University of Kentucky, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, Lexington, Kentucky
  301. University of Louisville, Kentucky, (CAE)
  302. University of Maine System, Maine (CAE)
  303. University of Maine, Orono, Maine (CAE)
  304. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland (CAE)
  305. University of Maryland University College, Largo, Maryland (on-line) (CAE)
  306. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Maryland (CAE)
  307. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts (CAE)
  308. University of Memphis, Tennessee (CAE)
  309. University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
  310. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  311. University of Minnesota, Hubert Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  312. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
  313. University of Missouri - St. Louis, Missouri (CAE)
  314. University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska (CAE partner with University of Nebraska Lincoln)
  315. University of New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
  316. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico (CAE)
  317. University of New Orleans, Louisiana (CAE)
  318. University of North Carolina - Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina (CAE)
  319. University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina (CAE)
  320. University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, Georgia (CAE)
  321. University of North Texas, Texas (CAE)
  322. University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
  323. University of Oregon, Oregon (CAE)
  324. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  325. University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  326. University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island (CAE)
  327. University of San Diego, San Diego, California
  328. University of South Alabama, Alabama (CAE)
  329. University of South Carolina, South Carolina (CAE)
  330. University of South Florida, International Studies Program, St. Petersburg, Florida (CAE)
  331. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Tennessee (CAE)
  332. University of Texas at Austin, School of Information, Austin, Texas (CAE)
  333. University of Texas at Dallas, Texas (CAE)
  334. University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas (CAE)
  335. University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas (CAE)
  336. University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas (CAE)
  337. University of the Cumberlands, Kentucky (CAE)
  338. University of the Redlands, Redlands, California
  339. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  340. University of Tulsa, Oklahoma (CAE)
  341. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  342. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (CAE)
  343. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (CAE)
  344. University of West Florida, online courses, Pensacola, Florida (also may be accessed here) (CAE)
  345. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin (CAE)
  346. Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  347. Utica College and Utica College-Online Campus, Utica, Utah (CAE)
  348. Valencia College, Florida (CAE)
  349. Valley Forge Military College, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  350. Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
  351. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
  352. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia (CAE); also see Virginia Tech Hume Center for National Security and Technology, Blacksburg, VA (CAE)
  353. Walden University, Minnesota (CAE)
  354. Walsh College, Michigan (CAE)
  355. Waukesha County Technical College, Wisconsin (CAE)
  356. Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (CAE)
  357. West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania (CAE)
  358. West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia (CAE)
  359. Whatcom Community College, Washington (CAE)
  360. Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania
  361. Williams College, Amherst, Massachusetts
  362. Wilmington University, Delaware (CAE)
  363. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts (CAE)
  364. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

* CAE = Center of Academic Excellence program institution as established by the Director of National Intelligence

Academic Exchange Program (AEP) - Institutions with formal programs in intelligence, homeland security, counterterrorism and related

Intelligence Training Opportunities for High School Students

Lead-America.orgThe National Security & Intelligence conference, hosted by LeadAmerica, provides high achieving students with the opportunity to build real world career skills and analyze leadership attributes within the environment of our nation’s capital.  For ten days, students examine historic and current challenges to National Security, while understanding the roles and methods of diplomacy and intelligence through focused workshops on Iran, the Kashmir Crisis, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.  In addition, students analyze issues such as information sharing, the origins of terrorism, intelligence ethics and the proliferation of WMD’s, while also attending briefings at the U.S. State Department and the Saudi Arabian Embassy.  Students visit the Pentagon and the International Spy Museum and participate in an engaging Career Planning Seminar, which exposes them to career tracks and the requisite training for the fields of Intelligence and National Security.  Students also complete LeadAmerica’s skill building curriculum, which fosters necessary skills such as teambuilding, time management, and communication, culminating in the formulation of a personal mission and vision statement.

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NCIX Listing of Selected Institutions and Courses Teaching Counterintelligence:

Online compendium by the National Counterintelligence Executive [NCIX] in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence of selected institutions teaching courses on Counterintelligence-related topics.
For those with access to classified systems, an additional list of CI education and training (government-provided), contact the NCIX.

Other Institutions Teaching Intelligence, Counterterrorism, and Related Courses:

Intelligence Courses at IWP

Other institutions teaching intelligence can be found here.

If your institution is teaching in this field not listed above? Please contact us at and let us add your group to the list above.

Center for the Study of Intelligence

AFIO also recommends that scholars and academic institutions thinking of adding courses on intelligence, terrorism, or related topics, explore the Center for the Study of Intelligence at CIA which acts as an additional resource to encourage and improve the teaching of intelligence in colleges and universities throughout the country.  CIA historians may be invited to lecture on intelligence-related topics. Through CIA's Officer-in-Residence Program, CIA officers teach intelligence-related courses at US colleges or universities for a two-year tour as visiting professors. The Exceptional Intelligence Analyst Program offers selected analysts throughout the Intelligence Community the opportunity to develop a year-long program of study and research, culminating in the production and possible publication by CSI of a paper detailing the study's analytical conclusions and its potential impact on the Intelligence Community.  More information on CIA's Educational Outreach program can be found here: CSI Sponsorship of Educational Programs

The Center can be reached by writing to:

Director of Center for the Study of Intelligence
Central Intelligence Agency
Washington, D. C. 20505

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