Intelligence Analysis is a dynamic field that constantly evolves alongside technological advancements and global changes.

The JMU Intelligence Analysis major will equip you with specialized skills in research, critical thinking, data analysis, and communication. You’ll become proficient in using advanced technologies, such as geographic information systems (GIS) and data analytics tools, to derive valuable insights from complex data sets.

Our program offers a customizable learning experience through the choice of a minor. You can tailor your degree to align with your specific interests, focusing on international relations, computer science, criminology, or any field that complements your career goals.

Intelligence analysts are in high demand across various industries, including government agencies, private corporations, consulting firms, and non-profit organizations. Your skills will be sought after in tackling security threats, driving strategic decision-making, and solving intricate problems.

IA majors have a wide variety of career options. You can pursue roles in intelligence agencies, law enforcement, defense, cybersecurity, risk assessment, corporate intelligence, and market research, among others. 

Your work as an intelligence analyst will directly impact society and can help prevent security breaches, support disaster management, identify emerging trends, and influence policy-making.

Are you passionate about solving puzzles, investigating complex issues, and making a positive impact on society? Apply to become an IA major!

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