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Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in North Dakota

In 2018-2019, 285 students earned their Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degrees in ND.

A Law Enforcement & Firefighting major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in North Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 186
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 60
Associate’s Degree 35
Master’s Degree 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in ND Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 68.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 17.2%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in ND Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in North Dakota

In this state, there are 11,250 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. ND

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in North Dakota

A typical salary for a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grad in the state is $66,240, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,072 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $9,666. The full-time teacher rate is 91%.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,847 Total Students

The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at UND. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 90% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
13,796 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,062. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at North Dakota State University. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,189 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,920.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
429 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 93%. This private school has an average net price of $3,628.

#6

University of Mary

Bismarck
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,796 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at UMary. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,089 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $19,177. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years.

#7

Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
273 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. Graduates earn an average $16,700 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
615 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,778 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in ND

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

Job Title ND Job Growth ND Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 43% $79,330
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 20% $53,710
Accountants and Auditors 16% $59,660
Computer Workers 16% $68,870
Firefighters 14% $44,130
Fire Fighting Supervisors 13% $66,050
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 13% $56,760
Police and Detective Supervisors 13% $81,710
Financial Examiners 12% $66,010
Emergency Management Directors 12% $61,190
Managers 10% $103,020
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 6% $49,750
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 3% $83,170
Professors 2% $60,660
Forensic Science Technicians 0% $0
Fire Inspectors 0% $58,990
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $66,890
Correctional Officers and Jailers -2% $43,380
Bailiffs -4% $28,130
Correctional Officer Supervisors -6% $54,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in ND
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 294
Public & Social Service 284
Legal Professions 117

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