Curious and worldly, you’re drawn to bringing order to chaos, to making sense of seemingly unconnected facts. You have an insight and a foresight that others may not understand. Combining these traits with a desire to make a difference in the world indicate that you may have a future in security and intelligence.
The bachelor’s degree in Global Security and Intelligence Studies at Embry-Riddle provides a rich learning environment that will help you develop critical thinking and analysis skills complemented with a liberal arts foundation and foreign language proficiency. You’ll emerge ready to begin a career in intelligence, security, or law enforcement.
Bachelor of Science in Global Security and Intelligence Studies
The College of Security and Intelligence at our Prescott Campus is the first of its kind in our nation, and this program is what started it all. You’ll study with faculty with field experience in intelligence, books to their credit, and an unequaled passion to make our world more secure.
The GSIS Operations Center was designed by our experienced faculty to provide training for real-world emergency response, mission readiness, and operational planning and to simulate the environment graduates will find in their careers.
Students will meet and learn from U.S. experts from all areas of intelligence and security as they gather here annually for the National Security and Intelligence Symposium.
At ERAU, you’ll learn from experienced faculty who have professional experience in the field. Through real-world simulations, you will learn about global threat scenarios using intelligence analysis and security insights to tailor appropriate responses and conduct emergency management exercises relating to homeland security emergencies.
Students in the Global Security and Intelligence Program have the opportunity to be part of the student-produced intelligence letter, The Eagle Eye, which provides analysis of current threats. This publication is distributed within the U.S. intelligence community and among various security professionals in private industry.
ERAU students are also encouraged to become involved with professional organizations including the Society of Retired Intelligence Officers, American Association of Airport Executives, ASIS International, and other related organizations.
With increasing global security threats, there’s a high demand for security and intelligence specialists throughout the world.
Global Security and Intelligence Studies graduates are candidates for intelligence and security agencies (ATFE, CIA, DHS, DIA, FBI, NGIA, all branches of the military, etc.) and for large companies whose global interests must be protected by operating their own security and intelligence departments.
Global Security & Intelligence Studies graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in the following professions and with the following industry leaders: