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Homeland Security at Capella University

Every homeland security school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the homeland security program at Capella University stacks up to those at other schools.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and approximately 36,284 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 4 homeland security majors received their bachelor's degree from Capella 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.

Capella University Homeland Security Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security
  • Master’s Degree in Homeland Security
  • Doctorate Degree in Homeland Security

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Capella University does offer online education options in homeland security for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Homeland Security Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The homeland security major at Capella 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 Online Homeland Security Schools 44
Most Popular Colleges for Homeland Security 74
Most Focused Colleges for Homeland Security 123

In 2019, 26 students received their master’s degree in homeland security from Capella University. This makes it the #19 most popular school for homeland security master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 10 students who received their doctoral degrees in homeland security, making the school the #1 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Homeland Security Student Demographics at Capella University

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

Capella University Homeland Security Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
Of the 4 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in homeland security from Capella University in 2019, 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical homeland security bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% women. So female students are more repesented at Capella University since its program graduates 25% more women than average.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 100% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in homeland security at Capella 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 Capella University with a bachelor's in homeland security.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Capella University Homeland Security Master’s Program

50% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 students graduated with a master's degree in homeland security from Capella University. About 50% were men and 50% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security Master's Degree Grads

In the homeland security master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Capella University also has a doctoral program available in homeland security. In 2019, 10 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Managers 9,350 $128,590
Police and Detective Supervisors 1,510 $91,840
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 1,210 $50,630
Professors 630 $64,840
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 210 $75,310

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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