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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Prince George’s Community College

Every homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program at Prince George's Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

PGCC is located in Largo, Maryland and approximately 11,788 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.

PGCC Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at PGCC

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.

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

  • Associate’s Degree

PGCC Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Student Demographics at PGCC

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

PGCC Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Program

58% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 42% of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting associate's degrees went to men and 58% 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 PGCC may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 14% more women than average.

PGCC Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate's Degree Grads

PGCC 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 42% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Prince George's Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Prince George's Community College. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 25
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 MD, the home state for Prince George's Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Accountants and Auditors 25,020 $82,610
Managers 14,450 $122,050
Computer Workers 13,720 $113,330
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 12,650 $68,230
Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,780 $49,220

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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