Why earn a graduate certificate in countering weapons of mass destruction at Missouri State?
No other school in the nation offers a graduate certificate in countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD). Set yourself apart and climb the ranks of CWMD personnel.
Set your own pace
You can finish this certificate in only two semesters, or longer if you need more time. Choose from online and/or seated courses.
Go farther: Get a master’s degree
If you continue into the DSS master’s program, all your certificate credits will transfer toward your degree.
If you take seated classes, you'll be in a prime spot for internships and job opportunities. Our department is in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
For early to mid-career professionals
Recharge your skills. Learn new ones.
This certificate gives you fresh knowledge and training in areas specific to CWMD.
- Nuclear strategy and deterrence
- Chemical and biological warfare
- Defense and security policy
- Emerging strategic challenges
Get the education you need to advance your career in a variety of government and private sector roles.
You’ll have an asset for your career, whether you’re new or a seasoned pro.