The SMU CAPE U.S. Intelligence Analysis Certificate Program is designed to give a broad perspective of strategic U.S. intelligence and all phases of the intelligence cycle, from requirements to reporting, with an emphasis on supporting leadership decision-making.
This intensive course is taught by seasoned professionals with substantial experience in the field. The principal instructor is Roger Stokes, a former intelligence officer with more than 20 years of experience in the military, government, and private sectors.
Who Should Attend
- Public safety and security professionals who want to add it to their skill sets
- Those exploring careers in the intelligence field
- Private sector individuals and organizations interested in developing intelligence and analysis capabilities to further organizational goals and protect organizational interest
- Military veterans interested in intelligence careers after completing service
- Build an understanding of the process, tools and responsibilities of intelligence analysis.
- Learn about the ethical dilemmas posed by the ongoing war on terrorism and resulting collection capabilities.
- Receive a personalized experience with expert instructors in a small class.
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“SMU’s reputation was a deciding
factor in choosing the CAPE program.
With my Baylor undergraduate degree,
and my master’s degree from the
University of Oklahoma, choosing SMU
rounds out my résumé nicely.”
— Paige Yaney