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Doctor’s Degrees in Homeland Security

28 Yearly Graduations
32% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in homeland security. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 29 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 3.6% of homeland security graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 students earned their doctor's degree in homeland security. This makes it the 217th most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in homeland security at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,452
Master’s Degree 2,208
Basic Certificate 880
Associate’s Degree 402
Graduate Certificate 315
Undergraduate Certificate 82
Doctor’s Degree 28

Earnings of Homeland Security Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for homeland security majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in homeland security. About 67.9% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 19
Women 9
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Homeland Security

The racial-ethnic distribution of homeland security doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 13
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 9
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Doctor's Degree Students

There are 3 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in homeland security. Learn more about the most popular 3 below:

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
10 Yearly Graduations
30% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for homeland security majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Each year, around 37,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 doctor's degrees were handed out to homeland security majors at Capella University. About 30% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

University of Delaware comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in homeland security. Roughly 24,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,164 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in homeland security from U of Delaware.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to homeland security that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Criminal Justice & Corrections 218
Other Homeland Security 13
Fire Protection 3

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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