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Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Minnesota

2,038 students earned Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degrees in Minnesota in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Law Enforcement & Firefighting is the 12th most popular major in the state out of a total 38 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 660
Bachelor’s Degree 609
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 394
Master’s Degree 248
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 70
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 47
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 47
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10

Gender Distribution

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

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 66.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 79,320 people employed in jobs related to a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degree, compared to 4,690,450 nationwide.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grads earn an average of $72,480. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

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There are 40 colleges in Minnesota that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,614 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year. This public school has an average net price of $14,260. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it.

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis
204 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,171 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 14% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average.

#3

Walden University

Minneapolis
159 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
50,360 Total Students

The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Walden University. The full-time teacher rate is 7%. An average student at Walden University will pay a net price of $21,276.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,861 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

#5

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park
120 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,762 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,878. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
4,124 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,374 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,035.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,891 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 43%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,928 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.55 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $14,449. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,286 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,200 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,138.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in MN

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

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 24% $95,360
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $60,500
Private Detectives and Investigators 13% $0
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 10% $54,380
Accountants and Auditors 9% $66,240
Police and Detective Supervisors 8% $92,830
Fire Inspectors 8% $70,060
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 8% $70,220
Financial Examiners 8% $85,280
Fire Fighting Supervisors 7% $74,560
Firefighters 7% $30,560
Managers 7% $118,410
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 6% $72,780
Emergency Management Directors 4% $80,220
Professors 2% $59,370
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 1% $49,840
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $74,020
Bailiffs 0% $45,170
Correctional Officer Supervisors -5% $79,590
Correctional Officers and Jailers -6% $50,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Public & Social Service 3,352
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 1,183
Legal Professions 969

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