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Counter Terrorism Studies

American Public University

Associate Degree Online
2 months
Duration
285 USD/credit
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About

The Counter Terrorism Studies Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University explores the origins and motivations for terrorism, and terrorist strategy and tactics. Terrorism presents real challenges to government and national security communities due to the many different international terrorist groups, each with their own leadership, motivations, political objectives, and tactics. 

Overview

Course Details

The fact that these groups continue to evolve and mature in their capability means even greater challenges lay ahead for the U.S. military and government agencies involved in combating terrorism and in ensuring national security.

The Counter Terrorism Studies Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University will provide you with a greater understanding of our post-9/11 world along with the complexities of counterterrorism.

This online AA in Counter Terrorism program will also introduce you to the challenges and complexities associated with counterterrorism efforts that span the national security spectrum. Additionally, this program prepares you for involvement within public safety organizations.

What You Will Do

  • Explore the theory and history of terrorism and political violence
  • Identify different domestic and international terrorist groups, their leadership, and their tactics
  • Recognize the motivations of terrorist leaders and their followers
  • Determine the evolving nature of domestic and international terrorism

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Homeland Security and Defense
  • Intelligence and Homeland Security
  • Homeland Security Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Homegrown Violent Extremism
  • Terrorism and Counterterrorism
  • Global Terrorism

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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