The Certificate in Weapons of Mass Destruction Preparedness is a concentration within the field of homeland security. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to help combat potential terrorist threats and protect people and assets.
The curriculum takes a look at various weapons of mass destruction, incident command, regulatory issues, and consequence management. Students will learn about the psychological and behavioral perspectives of terrorism. An emphasis is placed on chemical, biological, and radiological hazards.
Some classes available to students include:
- Mind of a terrorist
- Regulatory issues in weapons of mass destruction
- Homeland security and defense
- Private sector homeland security
- Port security
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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
Official High School Transcript/GED Score