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Homeland Security at Rider University

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Homeland Security at Rider University

If you are interested in studying homeland security, you may want to check out the program at Rider University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and approximately 4,636 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Homeland Security section at the bottom of this page.

Rider Homeland Security Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Homeland Security

Rider Homeland Security Rankings

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Homeland Security Student Demographics at Rider

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the homeland security majors at Rider University.

Rider Homeland Security Master’s Program

50% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 8 homeland security students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Rider, about 50% were men and 50% were women.


Of the students who received a homeland security master's degree from Rider, 63% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the homeland security master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rider University with a master's in homeland security.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Homeland Security Grads May Go Into

A degree in homeland security can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Rider University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Police and Detective Supervisors 5,650 $130,490
Professors 2,670 $73,660
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 2,110 $59,750
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 470 $87,300


*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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