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Intelligence & Command Operations

469 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
376 Master's Degrees Annually
#204 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Intelligence & Command Operations Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many intelligence and command control operations graduations there were in 2017-2018 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 898
Bachelor’s Degree 473
Master’s Degree 381
Graduate Certificate 236
Undergraduate Certificate 10
Basic Certificate 3

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Intelligence & Command Operations?

473 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
19% Percent Women
21% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 469 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in intelligence and command control operations in 2018, making it rank #204 in popularity. This major attracts more men than women. About 81% of the graduates in this field are male.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of command control ops majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Command Control Ops Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 40
White 357
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 39

Geographic Diversity

Command Control Ops appeals to people across the globe. About 1.3% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • India
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Poland
  • Nigeria
  • Canada

Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary

Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that intelligence and command control operations students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree made a median starting salary of $34,550 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $30,125 (25th percentile) and $38,975 (75th percentile).


It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in command control ops, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.

Online Intelligence & Command Operations Programs

In 2017-2018, 41 schools offered a command control ops program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 6 1
Certificate (1-2 years) 4 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 7 3
Bachelor’s Degree 12 7
Post-Baccalaureate 6 1
Master’s Degree 19 11
Post-Master’s 3 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

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Major Number of Grads
Other Military Tech & Applied Sciences 751
Military Applied Sciences 314
Military Systems & Maintenance Technology 163


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