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What is Cyber Intelligence?

Cyber intelligence involves the tactical and strategic analysis of cyberthreats and the adversaries who threaten cybersecurity. Working alongside cybersecurity professionals who focus on technical issues, these specialists analyze the human behavioral elements behind cyberthreats. Cyberthreat analysts are key members of any effective cybersecurity team.

What makes JMU's Cyber Intelligence Graduate Certificate stand out?
  • You’ll study entirely online. Asynchronous courses mean that there are no set class times.
  • You’ll take one 3-credit course each 7-week term.
  • You’ll learn through a combination of self-paced and highly interactive online learning.
  • You’ll benefit from top-notch faculty who are experts in the latest cyberthreat analysis practices.

Industry and governmental entities are increasingly aware of the need for cyber intelligence specialists who are inquisitive, analytical, and technical—and JMU is meeting this demand. Equip yourself for this exciting new discipline and take charge of your career!

Our curriculum is designed for part-time study. Take one class at a time and study when and where it's convenient for you! Learn at your own pace in six 3-credit courses.

What makes the Cyber Intelligence Graduate Certificate a good fit for you?

If you’re an analytical individual with a knack for behavior analysis, you’re well-positioned for a career in cyber intelligence -- regardless of your undergraduate training. We welcome program participants with any undergraduate degree from any accredited school.

Some undergraduate backgrounds may be especially appropriate to cyber intelligence, including:

  • Humanities and liberal arts
  • Data science
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare administration
  • K-12 education

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