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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Lander University

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

Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina and approximately 3,226 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 students received a bachelor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from Lander University.

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.

Lander University 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 Lander University

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.

Lander University does offer online education options in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

Lander University Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting progam at Lander University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major at Lander University 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
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Master’s Degree Schools 194
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 584
Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 649
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 1,164
Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 1,314

In 2019, 3 students received their master’s degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from Lander University. This makes it the #312 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 Lander University

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

Lander University Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 14 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Lander University, about 29% were men and 71% 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 Lander University since its program graduates 28% more women than average.

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

About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Lander 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 Lander University with a bachelor's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Lander University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Lander University Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Master’s Program

33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors earned their master's degree from Lander University. Of these graduates, 100% were men and 0% were women.

Lander University 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 Lander University, 67% 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 Lander University with a master's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Lander University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Lander University 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

The following homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting concentations are available at Lander University. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Lander University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 14
Homeland Security 3

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 Lander 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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