Program Summary

Weapons of Mass Destruction

CIP Code: 28.0605

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific principles, technology, policy issues and operational art required to prevent the spread and combat the effects of weapons of mass destruction, defined as chemical, biological and nuclear devices as well as some conventional weapons. Includes instruction in the scientific foundations of such weaponry, production, weaponization, effects protection and mitigation, state and terrorist threat analysis, and applications to specific weapon types and scenarios. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.