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
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- Homeland Security and Defense
- Intelligence and Homeland Security
- Homeland Security Legal and Ethical Issues
- Homegrown Violent Extremism
- Terrorism and Counterterrorism
- Global Terrorism
- 2 months
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Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesMilitary Science Philosophy & Ethics Terrorism & Security View 17 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
$250 with military grant
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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