The Ridge College focuses its intelligence and data science degrees and certificates on the skills, knowledge, abilities, and technologies that intelligence analysts must understand to be successful in the 21st century. The Ridge College offers graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates both in Erie, PA, in addition to online program options. Some of our students have even moved on to pursue FBI and CIA jobs. We have the reputation of being one of the top intelligence programs in the nation and the oldest intelligence school outside of the U.S. government.
The Ridge College has a data and intelligence research and analysis capability, the Institute of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences, which has provided research and analysis products to clients since 1995. Over the years, the Institute has completed research and analysis for clients such as the Department of Defense, the European Union, and Procter & Gamble, among others.This hands-on experience is an enormous benefit of pursuing an intelligence studies or data science degree or certificate at the Ridge College.
The Ridge College has developed intelligence and data science courses of varying lengths for government agencies, such as the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the FBI, in addition to training for global corporations. The expert faculty craft unique, hands-on, application-oriented intelligence analyst training programs and data analysis training programs that give the learners the ability to ability their knowledge on the job.