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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Arapahoe Community College

If you are interested in studying homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting, you may want to check out the program at Arapahoe Community College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Arapahoe Community College is located in Littleton, Colorado and has a total student population of 12,759.

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

Arapahoe Community College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Undergrad Certificate in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

Online Classes Are Available at Arapahoe Community College

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.

Arapahoe Community College does offer online education options in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Arapahoe Community College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Student Demographics at Arapahoe Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at Arapahoe Community College.

Arapahoe Community College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Program

47% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 53% of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting associate's degrees went to men and 47% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting only graduates about 44% women each year. The program at Arapahoe Community College may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 3% more women than average.

Arapahoe Community College Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Arapahoe Community College are white. Around 80% 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 Arapahoe Community College with a associate's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Arapahoe Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Arapahoe Community College also has a doctoral program available in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

If you plan to be a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Arapahoe Community College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 62

Careers That Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads May Go Into

A degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CO, the home state for Arapahoe Community College.

Occupation Jobs in CO Average Salary in CO
Accountants and Auditors 36,290 $82,320
Computer Workers 16,440 $102,470
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 9,840 $72,950
Managers 8,940 $138,490
Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,990 $50,620

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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