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National Security and Foreign Intelligence Analysis Careers

Since the events of September 11, 2001, the national security and intelligence industry has engaged in an aggressive capacity build-up, translating in a rising demand in both the public and private sectors for qualified individuals. Intelligence and national security analysts are employed by local, state and federal agencies as well as private corporations, helping to secure our homeland, its people and infrastructure. The National Security and Foreign Intelligence Analysis major offers an applied approach to the study of national security while providing a broad education in intelligence analysis, U.S. foreign policy, cyber security, foreign languages and global politics. The program emphasizes practical experiences with specially focused internships as well as opportunities for hands-on experiences to prepare you for a rewarding career. 

Job opportunities include federal and state agencies:

  • Military Intelligence
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Defense Intelligence Agency 
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of State
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • National Reconnaissance Office
  • National Security Agency
  • Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Local and state law enforcement
  • State homeland security agencies

Occupations include:

  • Network security
  • Military service
  • Private corporations involved in intelligence analysis and national security as well as market and competitive intelligence analysis.