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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Wayne State College

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting at Wayne State College

What traits are you looking for in a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting school? To help you decide if Wayne State College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program.

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and has a total student population of 3,890. In 2019, 56 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors received their bachelor's degree from WSC.

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.

WSC Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at WSC

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree

WSC Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major at WSC 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
Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 38
Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 210
Most Focused Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 444
Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools 656

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Student Demographics at WSC

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

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

55% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 56 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from WSC, about 45% were men and 55% 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 WSC since its program graduates 12% more women than average.

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

About 73% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at WSC 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 Wayne State College with a bachelor's in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 41
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

WSC 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 table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Wayne State College. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 56

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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Accountants and Auditors 8,170 $67,920
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 3,370 $57,530
Computer Workers 2,980 $86,230
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 2,770 $41,560
Professors 2,270 $52,410

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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