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2021 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Nevada

3 Colleges
$34,012 Avg Salary
$28,445 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting School for You

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting is the #13 most popular major in Nevada with 734 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Nevada ranking. Our analysis looked at 3 schools in Nevada to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Nevada

The following schools top our list of the Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges.

Top Nevada Schools in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

Our analysis found University of Nevada - Las Vegas to be the best school for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who want to pursue a degree in Nevada. UNLV is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Las Vegas.

While working on their degree, homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at UNLV accumulate an average of around $16,500 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $171.

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#2

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means College of Southern Nevada is a great place for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students. Located in the city of Las Vegas, CSN is a public college with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at CSN take out is $9,500. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $99.

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The excellent programs at University of Phoenix - Nevada helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting schools in Nevada. Located in the large suburb of Las Vegas, UOPX - Nevada is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 21,794
Hawaii 339
Washington 1,007
Oregon 764
Alaska 174

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 122,741
Fire Protection 13,656
Homeland Security 6,367
Other Homeland Security 1,995

Majors Similar to Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Administration & Social Service 98,535
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 71,951
Legal Professions 61,011
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences 3,568

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Barry Bahler.

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