Law Enforcement Intelligence (M.S.)

The master’s law enforcement intelligence program at FSU Panama City is designed to prepare students for entry, supervisory and command-level positions within local, state and federal agencies with intelligence divisions or missions.  The online-only program includes coursework covering research methods in criminal justice, economics, political science and military science. An independent research-based capstone project integrates coursework with a practical application within either the field or an academic setting.



From terrorism to trafficking, financial crimes to street crimes, the program will prepare graduates from any educational or professional background for advancement within law enforcement agencies, the government or private firms.

The online master’s program in law enforcement intelligence is program is integrative and flexible, allowing students to not only acquire knowledge but also apply it.

 Intelligence and academia

“...the tactics used by America’s current and potential future enemies are constantly changing. This volatility and diversity of threats means that the IC needs higher education’s help.”

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 Diverse degree

The program paired with technical backgrounds, such as engineering, computer science or IT, would allow graduates to apply their technology in a security setting.


Learn from experience

All faculty within the law enforcement intelligence program have direct experience working with law enforcement agencies, such as police departments, private investigation and the FBI.