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Homeland Security at American Public University System

If you plan to study homeland security, take a look at what American Public University System has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and has a total student population of 46,420. In 2019, 534 homeland security majors received their bachelor's degree from American Military University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Homeland Security section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Homeland Security Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Homeland Security (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Homeland Security
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security
  • Master’s Degree in Homeland Security

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? American Military University offers distance education options for homeland security at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University Homeland Security Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks homeland security programs across the country. The following shows how American Military University performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The homeland security major at American Military University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Homeland Security. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Homeland Security 1
Most Popular Online Homeland Security Schools 1
Highest Paid Homeland Security Graduates 2
Most Focused Colleges for Homeland Security 7

In 2019, 263 students received their master’s degree in homeland security from American Military University. This makes it the #1 most popular school for homeland security master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Homeland Security Graduates from American Military University Make?

The median salary of homeland security students who receive their bachelor's degree at American Military University is $53,400. This is 18% higher than $45,100, which is the national average for all homeland security bachelor's degree recipients.

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Homeland Security Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the homeland security majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Homeland Security Associate’s Program

15% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 85% of homeland security associate's degrees went to men and 15% went to women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in homeland security at American Military University are white. Around 56% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a associate's in homeland security.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 27
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

American Military University Homeland Security Bachelor’s Program

17% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 534 students earned a bachelor's degree in homeland security from American Military University. About 17% of these graduates were women and the other 83% were men.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in homeland security at American Military University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in homeland security.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 17
Black or African American 62
Hispanic or Latino 54
White 358
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 42

American Military University Homeland Security Master’s Program

37% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 263 homeland security majors earned their master's degree from American Military University. Of these graduates, 63% were men and 37% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a homeland security master's degree from American Military University, 63% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in homeland security.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 165
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 27

Careers That Homeland Security Grads May Go Into

A degree in homeland security can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Managers 1,880 $77,290
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 350 $43,680
Police and Detective Supervisors 240 $66,840
Professors 120 $67,490
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 70 $43,400

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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