Associate of Science in Explosive Ordnance Disposal
American Public University System

Program Details

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:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry of explosives
  • History of explosive ordnance disposal
  • Electronics, electricity, and explosives
  • Explosive incident assessment

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.