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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at University of Alaska Anchorage

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

UAA is located in Anchorage, Alaska and approximately 12,766 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 students received a bachelor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from UAA.

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.

UAA Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at UAA

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.

For those who are interested in distance learning, UAA does offer online courses in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting for the following degree levels:

UAA Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs across the country. The following shows how UAA performed in these 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.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major at UAA 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 Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Basic Certificate Schools 568
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 1,529

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Student Demographics at UAA

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

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

29% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 71% of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting associate's degrees went to men and 29% went to women.

UAA 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 UAA are white. Around 57% 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 University of Alaska Anchorage with a associate's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at University of Alaska Anchorage
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UAA Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Program

47% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from UAA. About 53% were men and 47% 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 UAA since its program graduates 4% more women than average.

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

About 62% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at UAA 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 University of Alaska Anchorage with a bachelor's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at University of Alaska Anchorage
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 21
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

UAA 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

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 University of Alaska Anchorage. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 34
Fire Protection 7

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 AK, the home state for University of Alaska Anchorage.

Occupation Jobs in AK Average Salary in AK
Accountants and Auditors 2,090 $82,920
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 1,480 $48,970
Managers 1,410 $118,650
Correctional Officers and Jailers 1,120 $64,670
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 1,070 $88,030

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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