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Homeland Security Schools in Arkansas

91 Homeland Security students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Homeland Security major is the 88th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in Arkansas

Homeland Security majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 59
Master’s Degree 28
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a homeland security major is more popular with men than with women.

Homeland Security Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of homeland security majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.2%
  • Other Races: 2.2%
Homeland Security Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in Arkansas

6,950 people in the state and 866,300 in the nation are employed in jobs related to homeland security.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in Arkansas

Homeland Security grads earn an average of $55,310 in the state and $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Arkansas that offer homeland security degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Arkansas Tech University

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,101 Total Students

A typical student attending ATU will pay a net price of $12,362. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. 95% of students get financical aid.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,709 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

Homeland Security Careers in AR

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Managers 16% $75,190
Emergency Management Directors 15% $41,450
Police and Detective Supervisors 12% $51,470
Professors 11% $56,740
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 8% $48,630

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to homeland security.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1,316
Fire Protection 121

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