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 (ICCAE). For the University of Arizona, the ICCAE 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 ICCAE 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

October 21, 2021 9:15am
NCSC Fact Sheet – Protecting Critical and Emerging U.S. Technologies from...
NCSC Fact Sheet – Protecting Critical and Emerging U.S. Technologies from Foreign Threats   For Immediate Release: Contact: (301) 243-0408 22 October 2021 DNI_NCSC_OUTREACH@dni.gov...
October 21, 2021 6:52am
National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) today released an unclassified national intelligence estimate on climate change. National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change   Date: October 21, 2021   The Office...
October 21, 2021 5:07am
ODNI Releases National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Office of the Director of National Intelligence today released “Climate Change and International Responses Increasing Challenges to U.S. National Security Through 2040,” the first NIE on climate change. Produced through the...
October 19, 2021 7:39am
DNI Haines Statement on the Passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement on the passing of Former Secretary of State Colin Powell:   “We have lost an extratordinary public servant and American statesman with the...
October 19, 2021 6:00am
National Intelligence University Serves as a Hub for Intelligence and National...
The National Intelligence University is different than any other university in the country.   There are no sports teams, students do not pay for books or tuition, and the classrooms are in a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, or...