Law Enforcement Intelligence, MS

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Degree Type
Master of Science
Credit Hours
College of
Applied Studies

The master of science in Law Enforcement Intelligence is intended to draw graduate students from a diverse background of experiences and undergraduate degree programs. Traditionally, intelligence analysts at federal and military agencies were trained in specialized academies and, in effect, apprenticed at their jobs. As the demand for local and state intelligence analysts developed and the profession matured, the academic component also developed and matured. The substance of law enforcement intelligence is integrated from four social sciences - criminal justice, economics, political science, and military science. As a student in this program, you'll gain the knowledge needed for entry, supervisory, and command-level positions within local, state, and federal agencies with intelligence divisions or missions. 

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Florida State University Panama City is a branch campus of Florida State University located in Panama City, Florida, and is dependent on the continued accreditation of the parent campus located in Tallahassee, Florida. The Panama City, Florida, campus is evaluated during reviews for reaffirmation of accreditation.