Prospective Students
Applying To NIU- BSI

To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Intelligence (BSI) degree program, applicants must submit the following items by the posted deadline:

  • Official transcripts from ALL post-secondary education sent directly to NIU from your academic institutions:
    • High school/GED transcript
    • Transcripts from each regionally-accredited institution you attended
    • Service transcripts: Air Force (CCAF); Joint Services transcript (Army, Navy, Marines)
      DoD school transcripts, Defense Language Institute, National Cryptological School, etc.Nomination from your Agency Training Office or Branch of Service detailer/branch manager/function manager

  • Statement of Purpose (500-word unclassified essay — typed and double spaced) explaining:
    • your motivation for pursuing undergraduate study in intelligence
    • your professional goals and objectives
    • what you achieved in your education or career that enhances your capabilities to
      undertake a degree completion program

  • NIU Degree-Seeking Student Application Form

  • Official copies of standardized test results, sent directly from the testing institution, such as:
    • CLEP exams (NIU Code 7542)
    • DSST exams (NIU Code 9442)
    • Excelsior College exams
    • Defense Language Proficiency Tests (DLPT)

  • Nomination from your Agency Training Office or Branch of Service detailer/branch manager/function manager. Nominations should be written in memo style on offical government letterhead or on U.S.Government Standad Form 182 for civilians and sent by post or e-mail to the NIU Admissions Office.
 

 


 

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