The independent, trusted guide to online education for over 20 years!
Find out more about American Public University System
Receive more information about
Associate of Arts in Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness
The Associate of Arts in Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness degree program provides students with a fundamental understanding of terrorism, terrorist weapons, security vulnerabilities, extremist groups, counterterrorism tactics, and national security. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:
Recognize the threat to the U.S. posed by both domestic and international terrorist groups and state actors armed with weapons of mass destruction
Describe the threat posed to society by chemical agents
Relate the threat posed to society by biological agents
Identify the threat posed to society by radiological and nuclear terrorism
Review the use of detection and monitoring equipment and personal protection and decontamination practices for the first responder
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits). Official transcripts.
Accreditation & Licensing
Higher Learning Commission
Consent for Contact
I understand that by submitting this form, WGU and Get Educated will be contacting me by email and phone. Submitting this form also constitutes my express written consent to receive phone calls and text messages from WGU, at the phone number(s) I have provided, including a wireless number. I also understand that consent is not a condition of enrollment.