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Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness

American Public University

Associate Degree Online
2 months
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285 USD/credit
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About

The Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University provides you with a fundamental understanding of terrorism, terrorist weapons, security vulnerabilities, extremist groups, counterterrorism tactics, and national security. 

Overview

Course Details

Gain a fundamental understanding of extremist groups, terrorism theory, terrorist weapons, and national security with the Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University. 

This leading-edge program also analyzes terrorist weapons, security vulnerabilities, and counterterrorism tactics. As a student in APU’s online AA in Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness program, you’ll study the motivations for terrorism, terrorist strategy and tactics, and the implications of terrorist use of weapons of mass destruction.

This evolving field requires professionals who are prepared to proactively protect communities and nations. This degree program provides the knowledge and skills often sought by those with professional interests in security, law enforcement and public safety, and counterterrorism.

What You Will Do

  • Recognize the threat to the U.S. posed by both domestic and international terrorist groups and state actors armed with weapons of mass destruction
  • Analyze the threat posed by chemical and biological agents
  • Understand the threat posed by radiological and nuclear terrorism
  • Review the use of detection and monitoring equipment and personal protection and decontamination practices for the first responder

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Hazards
  • Regulatory Issues in Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Homeland Security and Defense
  • Private Sector Homeland Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Port Security

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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