Intelligence and
Information Operations

Protect your country. The premiere intelligence program in the nation, IIO, provides cutting-edge technology, outstanding professional and academic expertise, and military-connected resources to its students. Find a rewarding career that values integrity, adaptability and determination.

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The U.S. Intelligence Community designated the University of Arizona’s Intelligence and Information Operations Program as an Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (IC CAE). For the University of Arizona, the IC CAE designation demonstrates that its Intelligence and Information Operations program not only meets the most demanding and rigorous intelligence academic requirements, but is one of the nationally designated IC CAE programs that prepares graduates for successful employment in the U.S. Intelligence Community.

The Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Intelligence & Information Operations prepares graduates for intel-related occupations in defense, law enforcement, and private industry.

The curriculum includes both offensive and defensive Intelligence & Information Operations content delivered within our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment to ensure our students have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed after they graduate.  The Intelligence & Information Operations program offers three degree tracks, both in-person and fully online:

Intelligence News

January 25, 2023 10:00pm
DIA to break ground in Huntsville for new MSIC facility Feb. 24th, 2023
Breaking ground in Huntsville, AL, DIA to host event for new MSIC location.
January 23, 2023 12:40pm
DNI Haines Participates in World Economic Forum Panel
On January 18, 2023, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines participated in the panel, “Restoring Security and Peace,” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Fareed Zakaria from CNN moderated the panel, which also included North...
January 23, 2023 12:40pm
DNI Haines Participates in World Economic Forum Panel
On January 18, 2023, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines participated in the panel, “Restoring Security and Peace,” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Fareed Zakaria from CNN moderated the panel, which also included North...
January 12, 2023 9:30am
2022 Annual Report on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 required the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, to submit an annual report to Congress on unidentified aerial phenomena. ODNI submitted the...
January 12, 2023 9:00am
ODNI Releases Annual Report on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) today published the 2022 Annual Report on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP).       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ODNI News Release No. 1-23 January 12,...