More than ever before, leveraging big data toward strategic initiatives is vital to security operations. At Hilbert College, we’ve designed our bachelor’s degree in intelligence and data analysis to prepare students to collect, correlate, analyze and report data. Graduates apply cutting-edge techniques to create policies and strategies that drive change in the justice system.
Our unique 120-credit-hour intelligence and data analysis degree centers ethics and our Franciscan values—empowering you to better serve your community and amplify good in the world. Through immersive internships, small student-to-faculty ratios and a career-based curriculum, you’ll graduate equipped to bridge intelligence gaps and serve as a valuable member of any security organization.
Earning your bachelor’s degree in intelligence and data analysis from Hilbert College empowers you to use what you’ve learned in a variety of critical agency settings. Our graduates go on to work for organizations such as:
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Carraugh Reilly Nowak, MFS
Associate Professor FS/CJ
Chair, Criminal Justice
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Intelligence plays a crucial role in national security and military operations. But its influence is even broader. Intelligence is fundamental to successful management of law enforcement resources, national intelligence identification of threats and the establishment of successful corporate finance policies.
At Hilbert College, you’ll have the opportunity to study at one of the top-ranked criminal justice schools in the Northeast. Our intelligence and data analysis degree is well recognized by the intelligence industry’s top employers, and we’ll give you the specific skills you need to seek a career role in fields including banking, national security or criminal investigation.
A degree in intelligence can open a breadth of well-paying and in-demand career opportunities, including:*
Market Research Analyst
Median annual salary: $63,920
Number of jobs: 792,500
Projected growth: 19%
Median annual salary: $80,600
Number of jobs: 333,200
Projected growth: 3%
Operations Research Analyst
Median annual salary: $82,360
Number of jobs: 104,200
Projected growth: 23%
Median annual salary: $100,910
Number of jobs: 113,300
Projected growth: 36%
Median annual salary: $101,000
Number of jobs: 144,500
Projected growth: 9%
Information Security Analyst
Median annual salary: $102,600
Number of jobs: 163,000
Projected growth: 35%
*Salary info based on 2021 data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; growth based on 2021–2031 projections.
Jobs such as data scientist and operations research analyst are classified as math occupations—an area showing significant growth, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Overall employment in math occupations is projected to grow 29% from 2021 to 2031, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.
Roles such as information security analyst and network administrator, classified as computer and information technology occupations, are also showing consistent growth. The BLS projects overall employment in this field will grow by 15% from 2021 to 2031, which is also far greater than the average for all occupations.
No matter which way you go with your degree in intelligence and data analysis from Hilbert College, you’ll have the chance to pursue a variety of in-demand career paths.
At Hilbert College, we go beyond traditional education to provide a welcoming and service-oriented learning environment that aligns with our institution’s Franciscan values.
As one of the most renowned criminal justice colleges in the Northeast, we’re proud to produce graduates that are career-ready and ethics-focused. During your time on campus, you’ll experience meaningful relationship building, real-world coursework and unmatched experiential learning opportunities so you can use your degree to launch a career of purpose.
We designed our curriculum to give you the real-world skills today’s employers value. In our intelligence and data analysis degree program, you’ll learn to:
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