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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Charleston Southern University

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

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and approximately 3,477 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 33 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors received their bachelor's degree from CSU.

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.

CSU Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting
  • Master’s Degree in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

Online Classes Are Available at CSU

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? CSU offers distance education options for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

CSU Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs across the country. The following shows how CSU 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, law enforcement and firefighting major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting. 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
Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 158
Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 192
Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 250
Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 306
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 396

In 2019, 14 students received their master’s degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from CSU. This makes it the #145 most popular school for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Student Demographics at CSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at Charleston Southern University.

CSU Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Program

64% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors earned their bachelor's degree from CSU. Of these graduates, 36% were men and 64% were women. The typical homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 44% women. So female students are more repesented at CSU since its program graduates 20% more women than average.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 14% more racial-ethnic minorities in its homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a bachelor's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

CSU Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Master’s Program

43% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program at CSU awarded 14 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 57% of these degrees went to men with the other 43% going to women.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting master's degree from CSU, 57% 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 Charleston Southern University with a master's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CSU 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 Charleston Southern University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 47

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 SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Accountants and Auditors 14,890 $64,750
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 11,180 $42,280
Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,200 $37,560
Firefighters 5,330 $36,300
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 3,320 $38,930

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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