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2021 Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate's Degree Schools

377 Colleges
$28,190 Avg Salary
$18,415 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 144,759 people earned a degree or certificate in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting, making the major the #11 most popular in the United States.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate's Degree Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 377 schools in the United States to see which online associate's degree programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors pursuing an online associate's degree.

#1

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, AL

Our analysis found Columbia Southern University to be the most popular school for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who want to pursue an online associate’s degree in the United States. Located in the town of Orange Beach, Columbia Southern University is a private for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 11% of the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at the school.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means University of Phoenix - Arizona is a great place for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their online associate’s degree. UOPX - Arizona is a very large private for-profit school located in the city of Tempe.

Of the 495 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at UOPX - Arizona, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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#3

South Texas College

McAllen, TX

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means South Texas College is a great place for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their online associate’s degree. South Texas College is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of McAllen.

Of the 415 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at South Texas College, 55% are male and 45% are female.

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#4

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

The in-demand online associate’s degree programs at Ivy Tech Community College helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting schools in the United States. Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public college with a very large student population.

Of the 386 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Ivy Tech Community College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

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#5

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Kaplan University-Indianapolis is a great place for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their online associate’s degree. Kaplan University-Indianapolis is a fairly large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

About 16% of the students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at the school are women while 84% are male.

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#6

Monroe College

Bronx, NY

With a ranking of #6, Monroe College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their online associate’s degree. Located in the city of Bronx, Monroe College is a private for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

About 61% of the students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at the school are women while 39% are male.

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El Paso Community College landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs. El Paso Community College is a very large public school located in the large city of El Paso.

Of the 248 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at El Paso Community College, 58% are male and 42% are female.

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Eastern Gateway Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. Eastern Gateway Community College is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Steubenville.

Of the 221 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Eastern Gateway Community College, 68% are male and 32% are female.

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Southern New Hampshire University landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs. SNHU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Manchester.

Women make up 49% of the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at the school.

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#10

Rio Hondo College

Whittier, CA

Rio Hondo College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Whittier, RHCCD is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Of the 188 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at RHCCD, 62% are male and 38% are female.

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American Public University System landed the #11 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs. American Military University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the town of Charles Town.

About 23% of the students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at the school are women while 77% are male.

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American InterContinental University - Online ranked #12 on this year’s Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the rural area of Schaumburg, AIU Online is a private for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

Of the 162 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at AIU Online, 28% are male and 72% are female.

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#13

Grantham University

Lenexa, KS

Grantham University came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the small city of Lenexa, Grantham University is a private for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

Of the 150 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Grantham University, 52% are male and 48% are female.

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#14

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV

College of Southern Nevada ranked #14 on this year’s Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools list. CSN is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Las Vegas.

Of the 227 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at CSN, 56% are male and 44% are female.

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#15

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia Military College came in at #15 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Georgia Military College is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Milledgeville.

Of the 143 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Georgia Military College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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Utah Valley University came in at #16 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. UVU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Orem.

Of the 130 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at UVU, 79% are male and 21% are female.

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#17

Sacramento City College

Sacramento, CA

Sacramento City College landed the #17 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs. Sacramento City is a very large public school located in the city of Sacramento.

Women make up 60% of the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at the school.

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#18

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL

With a ranking of #18, Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their online associate’s degree. Located in the medium-sized city of Fort Lauderdale, Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

Of the 179 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, 42% are male and 58% are female.

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#19

Central Texas College

Killeen, TX

With a ranking of #19, Central Texas College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their online associate’s degree. Located in the midsize suburb of Killeen, Central Texas College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 35% of the students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at the school are women while 65% are male.

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Hillsborough Community College came in at #20 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. HCC is a very large public school located in the large city of Tampa.

Of the 110 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at HCC, 52% are male and 48% are female.

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Austin Community College District ranked #20 on this year’s Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools list. Austin Community College District is a fairly large public school located in the city of Austin.

Women make up 37% of the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at the school.

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#22

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX

Lone Star College System landed the #22 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs. Located in the small city of The Woodlands, North Harris Montgomery is a public school with a very large student population.

Women make up 42% of the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at the school.

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Hudson Valley Community College landed the #23 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting programs. Located in the small city of Troy, HVCC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

About 45% of the students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at the school are women while 55% are male.

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Fox Valley Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #23 on the list. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Appleton, FVTC is a public school with a large student population.

Of the 131 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at FVTC, 64% are male and 36% are female.

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With a ranking of #25, Berkeley College - New York did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their online associate’s degree. Located in the large city of New York, Berkeley College - New York is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Of the 100 students majoring in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting at Berkeley College - New York, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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#27

Union County College

Cranford, NJ
#29

Hartnell College

Salinas, CA
#29

Berkeley College - Woodland Park

Woodland Park, NJ
#32

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, FL
#37

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
#38

Columbia College

Columbia, MO
#38

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, TX
#40

Mercer County Community College

West Windsor, NJ
#41

Onondaga Community College

Syracuse, NY
#42

Solano Community College

Fairfield, CA
#42

Monroe Community College

Rochester, NY
#44

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN
#47

Waldorf University

Forest City, IA

Remaining Award Winners

This list represents the rest of the colleges awarded a Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate's Degree Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 377 different United States homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Post University Waterbury, CT
52 Baker College Flint, MI
52 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
54 Ocean County College Toms River, NJ
54 Holyoke Community College Holyoke, MA
56 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX

Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
57 Collin County Community College District McKinney, TX
58 San Antonio College San Antonio, TX
58 NHTI-Concord’s Community College Concord, NH
58 Cumberland County College Vineland, NJ
61 Navarro College Corsicana, TX
62 SUNY Canton Canton, NY
62 Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE
64 Montgomery County Community College Blue Bell, PA
64 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
64 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
67 Quincy College Quincy, MA
67 Cayuga County Community College Auburn, NY
67 Trident Technical College Charleston, SC
67 SUNY Schenectady County Community College Schenectady, NY
71 Metropolitan Community College Omaha, NE
71 Truckee Meadows Community College Reno, NV
73 Delta College University Center, MI
73 Albany Technical College Albany, GA
75 Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing, NJ

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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 25 schools only.

  • 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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