In this minor, you will explore intelligence issues and challenges related to U.S. national security. Students will gain a composite view of national security intelligence and related topics that may support a career path in government, private sector, nonprofits and more.
What is the national security intelligence minor?
Intelligence is a secret nation state activity that is utilized to understand or influence adversarial entities. The objective of this academic minor is to allow students to specialize in the study of intelligence matters related to U.S. national security, which includes the protection of vital economic and political interests, as well as people and territories, against physical assault. Students completing this minor will have a composite view of U.S. national security intelligence and related topics that may support career paths in the government, private sector and not-for-profit realms.
Why study national security intelligence at UNH Manchester?
The minor encourages interdisciplinary collaboration by bundling security-related courses in a variety of disciplines, facilitating students’ engagement with security from diverse perspectives. Many students are interested in careers in government, private and not-for-profit entities where training in national security intelligence issues is essential. Students with a national security intelligence minor will benefit from this specialized training as they compete for job and post-graduate opportunities in many industries.
Potential career areas
- Cyber investigations
- Emergency management
- FBI or CIA
- International nonprofits
- Law enforcement
- Network security administration
- Systems security engineering