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Homeland Security Schools in Florida

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

As a degree choice, Homeland Security is the 118th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 189
Bachelor’s Degree 112
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 79
Associate’s Degree 33

Gender Distribution

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

Homeland Security Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 12.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.0%
  • White: 53.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Homeland Security Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in Florida

53,010 people in the state and 866,300 in the nation are employed in jobs related to homeland security.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in Florida

In this state, homeland security grads earn an average of $68,780. Nationwide, they make an average of $76,990.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Florida that offer homeland security degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $9,838. 77% of the teachers are full time.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
6,613 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,197.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,311. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,510 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,816 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.20% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,954.

#5

St Petersburg College

Clearwater
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,183 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. 24% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,000 a year.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
748 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 59% of students receive it.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
14,168 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,900 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.32 years.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
7,186 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,413 Total Students

A typical student attending FSCJ will pay a net price of $4,493. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Homeland Security Careers in FL

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Emergency Management Directors 20% $84,980
Managers 17% $90,740
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 16% $61,830
Professors 16% $59,460
Police and Detective Supervisors 11% $84,870
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 9% $46,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Criminal Justice & Corrections 10,071
Fire Protection 1,912
Other Homeland Security 373

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