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Homeland Security Schools in Washington

64 students earned Homeland Security degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

A Homeland Security major is the 167th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Homeland Security Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 38
Associate’s Degree 17
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Homeland Security Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.5%
  • White: 71.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Homeland Security Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Homeland Security Grads in Washington

There are 17,180 people in the state and 866,300 people in the nation working in homeland security jobs.

Homeland Security Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Homeland Security Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a homeland security grad in the state is $74,330, compared to a typical salary of $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,067 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,400 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Highline College

Des Moines
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,530 Total Students

48% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#3

Olympic College

Bremerton
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,620 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 47% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Peninsula College

Port Angeles
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,052 Total Students

In their early career, Peninsula College grads earn an average salary of $22,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,926.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,044 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,000 after graduation. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 79%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,845. 62% of students get financical aid.

Homeland Security Careers in WA

Some of the careers homeland security majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 29% $51,650
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 24% $44,190
Managers 22% $116,700
Professors 18% $65,210
Emergency Management Directors 12% $107,760
Police and Detective Supervisors 10% $107,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 818
Fire Protection 125

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