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    Jun 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice to Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies

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Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (MAISS) prepares students and industry leaders to address the intelligence and security challenges in an interconnected world. The coursework is focused on inter and intrastate conflict, terrorism and counter-terrorism, and national, regional, and global strategic security and cybersecurity threats. The program prepares students for careers in the areas of strategic security policy, intelligence analysis, and for advancement in military, law enforcement, and academia.

Program Contact
Dr. Craig Albert
Admissions Information

For more information, please see the Office of Admissions website.

Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • Have completed at least 30 hours of coursework at Augusta University.
  • Have an overall cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or better.
  • Be within 30 semester hours of graduating with a BA in   Criminal Justice.
  • Have written permission of the department or program director of the undergraduate major to use the graduate level courses as acceptable substitutes  to fulfill related requirements of the bachelor’s degree (students must satisfy all prerequisites for those graduate courses).
  • Meet all requirements for admission into the ISS program and be in good standing with the university (except for receipt of the undergraduate degree and the completion of the GRE).
  • Submit an application for admission in the spring semester of the junior year to the Accelerated Bachelor’s-Master’s Degree Program, along with all necessary admissions documentation to The Graduate School according to institutional policy.
BA Program Information

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Criminal Justice  

MAISS Program Information

Master of Arts with a major in Intelligence and Security Studies  

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