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358 students earned Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degrees in Vermont in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Law Enforcement & Firefighting is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Vermont

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 236
Master’s Degree 44
Associate’s Degree 33
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 27
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18

Gender Distribution

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

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in VT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.2%
  • White: 72.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 11.5%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in VT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Vermont

8,030 people in the state and 4,690,450 in the nation are employed in jobs related to homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs Nationwide vs. VT

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Vermont

A typical salary for a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grad in the state is $64,890, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Vermont that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Champlain College

Burlington
184 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,531 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $35,549. 100% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $38,800 after graduation.

#2

Norwich University

Northfield
122 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,986 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $25,581. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,378 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending CCV will pay a net price of $10,873.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
2,590 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation.

#5

Castleton University

Castleton
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,196 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,913. Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,638 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,000 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,519. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#7

SIT Graduate Institute

Brattleboro
0 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in VT

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

Job Title VT Job Growth VT Median Salary
Fire Inspectors 33% $56,680
Financial Examiners 20% $75,920
Information Security Analysts 12% $80,420
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 11% $49,720
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 9% $83,170
Accountants and Auditors 6% $67,310
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $88,740
Computer Workers 5% $71,490
Firefighters 4% $34,730
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 2% $52,380
Professors 0% $0
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 0% $52,710
Fire Fighting Supervisors 0% $65,720
Emergency Management Directors 0% $74,080

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

Major Annual Graduates in VT
Legal Professions 250
Military Technologies & Sciences 178
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 164
Public & Social Service 163

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