College of Security and Intelligence

Embry-Riddle Prescott's College of Security and Intelligence (CSI) represents the first comprehensive degree-granting college of its kind in the United States. CSI focuses on the training of future security and intelligence professionals, on both the national and international level. Here at CSI, we are addressing some of the most critical security challenges of our time, and the demand for our graduates is strong. The College‚Äôs courses of study emphasize undergraduate and graduate research in the fields of international security and global intelligence. The knowledge and solutions that are created today will lead to laws and policies tomorrow. With strong programs in Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish, CSI also remains committed to integrating foreign language study within its undergraduate program.


Update: Jul. 9, 2018 - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been notified that the books raised during the Prescott campus book drive to aid the Mosul Central Library’s rebuilding effort have been received. Those working to reconstruct the library in Iraq have produced a video of thanks to Embry-Riddle students, staff, faculty, and everyone in the surrounding Prescott area for their contributions. “This precious collection of scientific and humanitarian books will support the students of Mosul University and other universities in the province after the complete destruction of our library by the terrorist organization ISIS,” said Mohammad Jasim Mohammad, Secretary-General of Mosul Libraries. “We would like to give our thanks and appreciation to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the United States for their support and donation of these books.” The full video can be viewed below. (Translation by Dr. Tarek Mahmoud, Embry-Riddle Professor of Arabic)
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Professor Dale Avery has been announced as the new Program Coordinator for the department's Bachelor of Science in Global Security and Intelligence Studies. 
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Meet the Dean 

Dr. Jon Haass, Dean of the College of Security and Intelligence at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott campusDr. Jon Haass

Dr. Haass was appointed to the State of Arizona Governor's Council to join the Arizona Cybersecurity Team. He is also an Advisory Board member of Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance. His research interests focus on security for Internet of Things, Threat Intelligence, and AI applied to Intrusion Detection. 

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Bachelor's Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Intelligence & Security

As our world becomes more dependent on technology, the potential threat from those who wish to abuse it grows. The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Intelligence and Security program will prepare you to deal with these future threats. Learn to protect yourself and others with the valuable knowledge and skills you will gain through this comprehensive degree program.

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Bachelor of Science in Global Security & Intelligence Studies

The Global Security and Intelligence Studies program (GSIS) is a unique blend of academic and professional studies designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become future leaders in the intelligence, security and law enforcement communities.

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Master's Degrees

Master of Science in Security & Intelligence Studies

The M.S. in Security and Intelligence Studies provides students and career professionals with the knowledge and skills to excel in the areas of intelligence analysis, operations, regional military-political studies, criminal justice and law enforcement, corporate security, and cyberintelligence and security.

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Master of Science in Cyber Intelligence & Security

The M.S. in Cyber Intelligence & Security is uniquely tailored to focus on emerging intelligence trends within the industry of cybersecurity, including machine learning, artificial intelligence augmentation, threat hunting, and training highly skilled agents in the use of advanced cybersecurity software. 

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3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
Join Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Cyber Intelligent Partners on September 20, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton Tysons for the inaugural Cyber Intelligence Readiness Workshop, because it's time to change from a strategy of hope, to a strategy of resiliency and readiness!