MSTI Degree Program

Anthony G. Oettinger
School of Science and Technology Intelligence

The National Intelligence University Anthony G. Oettinger School of Science and Technology Intelligence (MSTI) prepares students for careers at the forefront of science and technology intelligence.

The School of Science and Technology Intelligence offers a degree program leading to a Master of Science and Technology Intelligence degree.

History

Recognizing the importance of science and technology in intelligence, understanding the need for cutting edge research and education, in 2007 the Board of Visitors of the National Intelligence University established the Center for Science and Technology Intelligence. This set the stage for the creation of the School of Science and Technology Intelligence to advance instruction and research in S&T intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination. The School of Science and Technology Intelligence was chartered on November 1, 2010. The Department of Education and Congress issued degree-granting authority in 2012. The School of Science and Technology Intelligence offers a degree program leading to a Master of Science and Technology Intelligence degree.

Science and Technology in Intelligence

During World War II, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was the first to use science and technology as part of the intelligence process.

The concept of employing science and technology in intelligence has since changed dramatically. Inspired by Cold War fears and encouraged by prominent government advisory commissions, the use of science and technology quickly moved to a position of great importance among intelligence community activities.

 

 

 

 
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