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2,777 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Law Enforcement & Firefighting major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Indiana

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,423
Associate’s Degree 820
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 315
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 315
Master’s Degree 169
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 36
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In Indiana, a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major is more popular with men than with women.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in IN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors in Indiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 12.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.6%
  • White: 68.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in IN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Indiana

There are 73,870 people in the state and 4,690,450 people in the nation working in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting jobs.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Indiana

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting grads earn an average of $55,310 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 31 colleges in Indiana that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

857 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,498 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 19%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

707 Degrees in Major Awarded
72,006 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 74% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,955.

200 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
29,579 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,987. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

#4

Vincennes University

Vincennes
144 Degrees in Major Awarded
19% Graduation Rate
17,481 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
43,503 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 77% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,428.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,884 Total Students

The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Ball State. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. The student loan default rate of 5.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,061.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
773 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at CCSJ. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,614 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $22,536. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,144 Total Students

In their early career, Indiana University - Southeast grads earn an average salary of $31,200. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,517. Most students complete their degree in 4.85 years.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in IN

Some of the careers homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors go into include:

Job Title IN Job Growth IN Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 16% $62,290
Financial Examiners 13% $68,770
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12% $37,460
Emergency Management Directors 11% $45,250
Private Detectives and Investigators 11% $44,280
Accountants and Auditors 11% $64,380
Computer Workers 8% $81,290
Professors 8% $0
Firefighters 8% $50,560
Fire Fighting Supervisors 8% $65,760
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 8% $54,570
Managers 7% $61,910
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $72,520
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 6% $40,950
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 6% $70,680
Bailiffs 0% $36,860
Correctional Officers and Jailers -8% $33,890
Correctional Officer Supervisors -9% $45,210

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Major Annual Graduates in IN
Public & Social Service 3,161
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 1,874
Legal Professions 1,576
Military Technologies & Sciences 11

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