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Homeland Security Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 31 students earned their Homeland Security degrees in TN.

In this state, Homeland Security is the 171st most popular major out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 23
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Homeland Security Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 87.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.2%
Homeland Security Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in Tennessee

There are 22,050 people in the state and 866,300 people in the nation working in homeland security jobs.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in Tennessee

Homeland Security grads earn an average of $53,670 in the state and $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Bethel University

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,407 Total Students

The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at Bethel. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
10,186 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

Homeland Security Careers in TN

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 17% $50,650
Managers 13% $74,130
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 12% $48,440
Professors 8% $47,990
Police and Detective Supervisors 7% $64,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1,659
Fire Protection 48

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