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The National Security & Intelligence Academy brings together unparalleled government and international relations resources from the Georgetown network to explore security and intelligence issues. You'll gain a deeper understanding of how policies enhance the security of Americans in the post-9/11 world, study how the United States prevents foreign adversaries from gaining access to national security information, and examine how intelligence information is collected, analyzed, and disseminated.

Estimated Tuition:


Includes tuition, housing, and meals


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How You'll Benefit

  • Visit the International Spy Museum
  • Hear from guest lecturers in the field of national security
  • Tour distinguished government institutions to meet with civilian, military, and intelligence officers and get a firsthand view of duties and daily operations
  • Participate in a panel discussion and fair that will allow you to explore various career opportunities in the national security area
  • Complete a simulation project as the nation's top policymaker or security advisor with a challenge to develop a feasible response to a security crisis

Program Format & Subject Areas

As a student in the National Security & Intelligence Academy, you'll spend your day immersed in a blend of classroom lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, and group discussions. Throughout the course of the week, you'll have the opportunity to explore the following subject areas:

  • Homeland security
  • The United States and the Middle East
  • Cyber security
  • Drug trafficking
  • Arms proliferation
  • Border protection

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