An associate’s degree in Explosive Ordnance Disposal is available online from American Public University System. The program prepares students for careers as explosive ordnance disposal technicians or first responders in the military, law enforcement, or government contractors.
Courses in this online homeland security degree program examine the history, development, science, methods, and practices of explosive ordnance detection and disposal. Students will learn about the safety precautions necessary when conducting operations involving hazardous devices. Graduates will be knowledgeable about emergency responses to terrorist acts and national security.
Students will take courses on topics such as:
- Chemistry of explosives
- History of explosive ordnance disposal
- Electronics, electricity, and explosives
- Explosive incident assessment
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.