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Homeland Security Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 71 students earned their Homeland Security degrees in CO.

In terms of popularity, Homeland Security is the 152nd most popular major in the state out of a total 281 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 50
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 12
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Associate’s Degree 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2

Gender Distribution

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

Homeland Security Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 23.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 59.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 15.5%
Homeland Security Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in Colorado

12,870 people in the state and 866,300 in the nation are employed in jobs related to homeland security.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in Colorado

In this state, homeland security grads earn an average of $63,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $76,990.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Colorado that offer homeland security degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
26,184 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

#2

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,492 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years. In their early career, Colorado Mesa grads earn an average salary of $30,700. The full-time teacher rate is 52%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
13,123 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,812. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. Graduates earn an average $34,600 after graduation.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,384 Total Students

44% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $9,162. In their early career, Red Rocks Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,200.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
7,907 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

#6

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,204 Total Students

A typical student attending PPCC will pay a net price of $9,113. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,544 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 21%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,527.

Homeland Security Careers in CO

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 38% $57,020
Professors 24% $55,920
Managers 16% $127,750
Emergency Management Directors 15% $84,430
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 15% $43,880
Police and Detective Supervisors 11% $107,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2,042
Fire Protection 478
Other Homeland Security 1

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