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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Highland Community College

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Highland Community College

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

Highland Community College is located in Highland, Kansas and approximately 3,260 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.

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

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

Online Classes Are Available at Highland 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.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Highland Community College does offer online courses in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Highland Community College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

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

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

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

80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 20% of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting associate's degrees went to men and 80% 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 Highland Community College may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 36% more women than average.

Highland 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 Highland 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 Highland Community College with a associate's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

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

Concentrations Within Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Highland Community College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 5

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 KS, the home state for Highland Community College.

Occupation Jobs in KS Average Salary in KS
Accountants and Auditors 12,320 $66,530
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 5,920 $48,350
Firefighters 3,790 $37,930
Correctional Officers and Jailers 3,470 $36,550
Managers 2,420 $102,560

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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