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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Jefferson Community and Technical College

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Jefferson Community and Technical College

If you plan to study homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting, take a look at what Jefferson Community and Technical College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Jefferson Community and Technical College is located in Louisville, Kentucky and has a total student population of 12,560.

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.

Jefferson Community and Technical 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

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

  • Associate’s Degree

Jefferson Community and Technical College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Student Demographics at Jefferson Community and Technical College

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

Jefferson Community and Technical College Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Program

47% Women
41% 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 4% more women than average.

Jefferson Community and Technical 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College are white. Around 59% 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 Jefferson Community and Technical College with a associate's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Jefferson Community and Technical College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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 Jefferson Community and Technical College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 135
Fire Protection 29

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 KY, the home state for Jefferson Community and Technical College.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Accountants and Auditors 11,160 $67,080
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7,830 $45,600
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 7,740 $40,950
Correctional Officers and Jailers 5,850 $35,940
Firefighters 4,240 $33,520

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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