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Professor and Chair
Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies
- Bachelor of Arts, Administration of Justice, University of Pittsburgh
- Master of Science, Intelligence and National Security, University of Pittsburgh
- Doctor of Strategic Security, Henry-Putnam School of Strategic Security at National American University
- Intelligence Tradecraft Techniques
- Issues in U.S. Security Policy
- Counter Intelligence
- International Terrorism
- Evolution of Intelligence
- Spies Among US
- International Association of Intelligence Educators
- Office of Strategic Services Society
- Pittsburgh Police Security Initiative Program
- Guest speaker at the Heinz Historical Society
- Lead lecturer for the New Jersey and New York Police HIDA organizations
- Guest speaker at Penn's Colony Historical Society
In the News
Point Park Features
- "Intelligence and National Security Careers Crucial More Than Ever: A Faculty Q&A With Michael Botta, D.S.S.," Point Park University website, June 4, 2020.
- "Professor from University of Salford Manchester Presents to Point Park Intelligence Majors," Point Park University website, March 20, 2018.
- "Point Park Partners With Institute of World Politics," Point Park University website, Jan. 10, 2018.