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Homeland Security Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 84 students earned their Homeland Security degrees in KY.

In terms of popularity, Homeland Security is the 112th most popular major in the state out of a total 256 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 76
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Homeland Security Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 69.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.7%
  • Other Races: 1.2%
Homeland Security Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in Kentucky

6,480 people in the state and 866,300 in the nation are employed in jobs related to homeland security.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a homeland security grad in the state is $50,500, compared to a typical salary of $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Kentucky that offer homeland security degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
15,815 Total Students

A typical student attending Eastern will pay a net price of $13,845. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.93 years.


Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
14,764 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

A typical student attending UK will pay a net price of $18,523. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
19,456 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 9.20% which is lower than average.

Homeland Security Careers in KY

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Managers 9% $89,310
Professors 7% $46,830
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 7% $89,570
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 6% $43,400
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $59,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1,490
Other Homeland Security 199
Fire Protection 183

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