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In 2018-2019, 6,446 students earned their Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degrees in AZ.

As a degree choice, Law Enforcement & Firefighting is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Arizona

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,168
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,874
Associate’s Degree 1,088
Master’s Degree 658
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 624
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 624
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major is more popular with men than with women.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 30.1%
  • White: 39.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 15.9%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Arizona

There are 97,140 people in the state and 4,690,450 people in the nation working in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting jobs.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Arizona

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting grads earn an average of $62,550 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 34 colleges in Arizona that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,975 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

38 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $15,123. The average student takes 5.31 years to complete their degree at UOPX - Arizona.

1,505 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,304 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,964. 100% of the teachers are full time.

632 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time.

480 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,400 a year.

361 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,584 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. 54% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at ASU - Downtown Phoenix.

276 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,817. 70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,387 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,717. 73% of students get financical aid.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,942 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Glendale Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,600. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,079.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,434 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,598.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in AZ

Some of the careers homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $93,370
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 30% $37,300
Financial Examiners 26% $50,690
Emergency Management Directors 23% $0
Accountants and Auditors 19% $64,380
Forensic Science Technicians 18% $56,480
Computer Workers 17% $80,790
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 14% $46,620
Professors 12% $62,170
Managers 12% $98,540
Private Detectives and Investigators 10% $52,060
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7% $65,220
Fire Fighting Supervisors 7% $68,870
Firefighters 7% $44,190
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $92,580
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 2% $83,730
Bailiffs 0% $32,920
Correctional Officers and Jailers -4% $43,110
Correctional Officer Supervisors -4% $51,220

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Public & Social Service 4,001
Legal Professions 1,473
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 1,362
Military Technologies & Sciences 991

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