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349 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Law Enforcement & Firefighting major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Hawaii

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 146
Associate’s Degree 110
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 75
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 75
Master’s Degree 16
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in HI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.0%
  • White: 13.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 43.8%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in HI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Hawaii

19,100 people in the state and 4,690,450 in the nation are employed in jobs related to homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs Nationwide vs. HI

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Hawaii

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting grads earn an average of $65,580 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 7 colleges in Hawaii that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,150 Total Students

In their early career, Chaminade University of Honolulu grads earn an average salary of $30,000. It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,541 Total Students

In their early career, Honolulu CC grads earn an average salary of $28,600. This public school has an average net price of $8,002. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,632 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. In their early career, Hawaii CC grads earn an average salary of $22,000. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,086 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $27,139.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,406 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending UH Hilo will pay a net price of $15,125. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at UH Hilo.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
351 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. An average student at UOPX - Hawaii will pay a net price of $13,118. Graduates earn an average $28,400 after graduation.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,092 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in HI

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

Job Title HI Job Growth HI Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 24% $86,720
Forensic Science Technicians 14% $54,260
Financial Examiners 10% $62,430
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 10% $55,820
Accountants and Auditors 8% $61,290
Private Detectives and Investigators 8% $0
Professors 8% $58,200
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7% $73,370
Managers 7% $94,460
Fire Fighting Supervisors 6% $92,430
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $113,490
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 6% $106,630
Computer Workers 4% $93,430
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 0% $49,920
Correctional Officer Supervisors 0% $0
Bailiffs 0% $0
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $0
Emergency Management Directors 0% $73,030
Correctional Officers and Jailers -8% $58,650

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

Major Annual Graduates in HI
Public & Social Service 415
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 252
Legal Professions 110

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