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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Counterterrorism

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Earn a bachelor's degree in Counterterrorism

With a degree in counterterrorism you will be prepared to use advanced counterterrorism skills to help protect people, businesses, and infrastructure, proprietary products and intellectual property.  You will analyze terrorist attack patterns, employ proven methods of prevention to actively counter radicalization and recruitment, as well as to develop, detect and promote early warnings against terrorism.

This program will be offered completely online, in an 8 week format.

Why Capitol?


Our location puts you in the heart of the action.

The Baltimore/Washington D.C. area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies in the United States, making it easier to find internships and high-paying jobs.


Our classes are taught by working professionals.

A field like counterterrorism is constantly evolving, which makes our faculty extremely valuable since many are experts in the field.

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Market Demand Counterterrorism

  • 82% of our graduates have a job or enter graduate school 90 days after commencement
  • The average salary for graduates with this degree is $54,300 to $80,500

Degree Details: Program starts Fall 2021

Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning in Fall 2020 and continuing through Summer 2021:

  • There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application
  • Standard rate $450 per credit, plus fees
  • Partnership rate $350 per credit, plus fees
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $746 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • Academic Fee for UAS-120 $500

For 2020-2021 undergraduate tuition and fees, click here.

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