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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Central Texas College

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Central Texas College

What traits are you looking for in a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting school? To help you decide if Central Texas College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program.

Central Texas College is located in Killeen, Texas and approximately 16,719 students attend the school each year.

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.

Central Texas College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Available

  • 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 Central Texas College

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.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Central Texas College offers distance education options for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Central Texas College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 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.

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Student Demographics at Central Texas College

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

Central Texas College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Program

35% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 65% of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting associate's degrees went to men and 35% went to women.

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

Central Texas College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting graduates 15% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Central Texas College with a associate's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Central Texas College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 35
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 42
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 13

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 Central Texas College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 182
Fire Protection 1

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 TX, the home state for Central Texas College.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Accountants and Auditors 115,270 $80,200
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 60,260 $61,870
Firefighters 29,110 $52,520
Computer Workers 25,620 $90,290
Managers 20,710 $122,130

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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