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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Sul Ross State University

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

Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and has a total student population of 2,406. In 2019, 53 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors received their bachelor's degree from Sul Ross.

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.

Sul Ross 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 Sul Ross

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.

Sul Ross 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

Sul Ross Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting progam at Sul Ross 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 Sul Ross 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 40
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 112
Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Master’s Degree Schools 126
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 199
Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 298

In 2019, 17 students received their master’s degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from Sul Ross. This makes it the #125 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 Sul Ross

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

Sul Ross Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Program

51% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 53 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Sul Ross, about 49% were men and 51% 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 Sul Ross since its program graduates 7% more women than average.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 48% more racial-ethnic minorities in its homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a bachelor's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 46
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Sul Ross Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Master’s Program

47% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program at Sul Ross awarded 17 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 53% of these degrees went to men with the other 47% going to women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Master's Degree Grads

In the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 71% of degree recipients. That is 24% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Sul Ross 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

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 Sul Ross State University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 61
Homeland Security 9

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 TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Accountants and Auditors 115,270 $80,200
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 60,260 $61,870
Firefighters 29,110 $52,520
Computer Workers 25,620 $90,290
Managers 20,710 $122,130

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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