Admission Requirements

Please send all admission requirements to Theresa Jennings at jennintl@jmu.edu. Admission decisions cannot be made until all materials are received.

To apply for admission, you’ll need:

  • Completed online application: Must be completed a few weeks before the start of the semester in which you intend to enroll. Our Spring 2021 cohort will begin January 11, 2021.
  • Academic transcripts: You’ll need an official transcript from the institution that granted your undergraduate degree; other transcripts are optional.
  • A personal statement: Please submit a 450-650 word double-spaced personal essay describing your interest in pursuing this graduate certificate in cyber intelligence.
  • Two professional letters of reference: Each letter should provide information about your character, ethical conduct, and ability to perform graduate-level work.  At least one letter should be from a faculty member at the last school you attended, unless five years have passed. Acceptable substitutes include a work supervisor or other person who can speak to your potential for graduate-level work.
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • A professional resume
  • Background check (international applicants)

*Late applications can be accepted in some cases.

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