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Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 781 students earned their Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degrees in UT.

A Law Enforcement & Firefighting major is the 17th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 359
Associate’s Degree 255
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 129
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 28
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 28
Master’s Degree 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.2%
  • White: 72.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Utah

In this state, there are 35,210 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. UT

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Utah

In this state, homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grads earn an average of $68,040. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

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There are 16 colleges in Utah that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

383 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
39,931 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,572. Most students complete their degree in 4.84 years.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
28,247 Total Students

95% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,832. Most students complete their degree in 4.83 years.

#3

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,156 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,561. 22% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Dixie State University

Saint George
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
9,950 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
10,196 Total Students

A typical student attending Southern Utah University will pay a net price of $14,284. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,162 Total Students

58% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $25,300 after graduation. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,932 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,150. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 96%.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,345 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 34% of students get financical aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,213 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 42% of students receive it.

#10

Provo College

Provo
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
446 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid. 36% of the teachers are full time.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in UT

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

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Private Detectives and Investigators 64% $38,510
Information Security Analysts 50% $84,090
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 44% $67,190
Professors 42% $0
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 41% $39,350
Computer Workers 34% $73,370
Accountants and Auditors 33% $63,410
Managers 31% $92,070
Fire Fighting Supervisors 23% $64,940
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 23% $52,550
Firefighters 23% $36,100
Forensic Science Technicians 21% $0
Emergency Management Directors 21% $56,220
Police and Detective Supervisors 21% $74,310
Financial Examiners 19% $60,630
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 16% $49,520
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 15% $65,870
Bailiffs 8% $49,410
Correctional Officer Supervisors 4% $75,800
Correctional Officers and Jailers 2% $44,470

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 943
Public & Social Service 828
Legal Professions 337
Military Technologies & Sciences 15

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