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ISS Minor Becomes Internationally Certified Program

Posted on December 10th, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The Intelligence and Security Studies minor at the University of Mississippi is officially an internationally certified program.

The UM minor is the first program to receive certification from the International Association for Intelligence Education, or IAFIE. The endorsement helps CISS remain a leader at the forefront of intelligence education.

Following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, U.S. intelligence agencies sought ways to improve the critical task of analysis. As part of this effort, the UM School of Applied Sciences created the CISS to train students for careers in intelligence analysis and provide educational and scholarly resources to the national intelligence community.

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