Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

2022 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools

1,161 Colleges in the United States
141,046 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded
$33,494 Avg Early-Career Salary
A degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #12 out of 38 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

College Factual looked at 1,161 colleges and universities when compiling its 2022 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 141,046 degrees in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting School

Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools Your choice of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degree Level

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting in the United States

The schools below may not offer all types of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Schools in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

#1

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

University of Chicago is a good decision for students interested in a degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting. UChicago is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Chicago. A Best Schools rank of #7 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UChicago is a great university overall.

There were roughly 29 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at UChicago in the most recent year we have data available. Those homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who get their degree from University of Chicago make $46,806 more than the typical homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grad.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
74th Most Popular In NY

Every student who is interested in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting needs to check out The Graduate Center, CUNY. The Graduate Center is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of New York. This school ranks 40th out of 160 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were approximately 10 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at The Graduate Center in the most recent year we have data available.

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#3

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
21st Most Popular In CA
196 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat University of San Diego if you wish to pursue a degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting. Located in the large city of San Diego, USD is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #170 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means USD is a great university overall.

There were approximately 196 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at USD in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
136th Most Popular In CA

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a very large public university located in the small suburb of San Luis Obispo. A Best Schools rank of #70 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a great university overall.

There were about 10 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
179 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #86 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means GWU is a great university overall.

There were about 179 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at GWU in the most recent year we have data available. Those homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who get their degree from George Washington University earn $24,406 more than the standard homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grad.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
197 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Union is a fairly small private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Cincinnati. This university ranks 8th out of 108 colleges for overall quality in the state of Ohio.

There were approximately 197 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Union in the most recent year we have data available. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degree recipients from Union Institute & University receive an earnings boost of approximately $76,306 over the average income of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting graduates.

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#7

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
66 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Georgetown is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Washington. A Best Schools rank of #18 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Georgetown is a great university overall.

There were roughly 66 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Georgetown in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degree program at Georgetown University earn $42,406 above the standard college grad with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
98 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Boston, Northeastern is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #58 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Northeastern is a great university overall.

There were approximately 98 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Northeastern in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program at Northeastern University make $12,456 above the typical graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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#9

Boston University

Boston, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
182 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Boston, Boston U is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #67 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Boston U is a great university overall.

There were roughly 182 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Boston U in the most recent year we have data available. Those homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who get their degree from Boston University make $14,206 more than the typical homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grad.

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#10

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
53rd Most Popular In CA
205 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Golden West College is a fairly large public college located in the suburb of Huntington Beach. This college ranks 51st out of 203 colleges for overall quality in the state of California.

There were about 205 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Golden West College in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
25th Most Popular In MN

UST MN is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Saint Paul. A Best Schools rank of #167 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UST MN is a great university overall.

There were roughly 7 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at UST MN in the most recent year we have data available.

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#12

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In VA
606 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Fairfax, GMU is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 9th out of 73 colleges for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were approximately 606 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at GMU in the most recent data year.

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#13

University of Scranton

Scranton, PA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
$27,000 Median Student Debt

Located in the city of Scranton, University of Scranton is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #220 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means University of Scranton is a great university overall.

There were roughly 30 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at University of Scranton in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program report average early career income of $30,900.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
546 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #215 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UMGC is a great university overall.

There were about 546 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at UMGC in the most recent data year. Those homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who get their degree from University of Maryland Global Campus receive $24,456 more than the typical homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting student.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
397 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

UMass Lowell is a large public university located in the suburb of Lowell. This university ranks 28th out of 72 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 397 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at UMass Lowell in the most recent year we have data available. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degree recipients from University of Massachusetts - Lowell earn a boost of around $12,056 over the average earnings of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
33rd Most Popular In NY
75 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Suffern, Rockland Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. This college ranks 65th out of 160 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were roughly 75 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Rockland Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#17

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
38th Most Popular In TX
78 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

TCU is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Fort Worth. A Best Schools rank of #117 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means TCU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 78 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at TCU in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In NY
234 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Suffolk County Community College is a fairly large public college located in the large suburb of Selden. This college ranks 38th out of 160 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were approximately 234 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Suffolk County Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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#19

Endicott College

Beverly, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
56 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Beverly, Endicott is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This college ranks 23rd out of 72 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were roughly 56 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Endicott in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program earn around $33,100 in the first couple years of working.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
33rd Most Popular In WI

Located in the large suburb of Brookfield, Herzing University - Brookfield is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population.

There were about 3 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Herzing University - Brookfield in the most recent year we have data available.

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#21

Winona State University

Winona, MN
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
68 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the town of Winona, Winona State is a public university with a moderately-sized student population. This university ranks 13th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were approximately 68 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Winona State in the most recent year we have data available. Those homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who get their degree from Winona State University make $5,406 more than the standard homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting graduate.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
205 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

ATCC is a small public college located in the remote town of Alexandria. This college ranks 39th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were roughly 205 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at ATCC in the most recent year we have data available. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degree recipients from Alexandria Technical & Community College receive an earnings boost of about $7,706 above the typical income of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting graduates.

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#23

Westfield State University

Westfield, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
216 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Westfield, Westfield is a public university with a moderately-sized student population. This university ranks 27th out of 72 colleges for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 216 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Westfield in the most recent data year. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degree recipients from Westfield State University get an earnings boost of around $3,206 above the typical earnings of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting graduates.

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#24

Salve Regina University

Newport, RI
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
141 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Salve Regina is a small private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Newport. This university ranks 6th out of 10 colleges for overall quality in the state of Rhode Island.

There were about 141 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Salve Regina in the most recent year we have data available. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degree recipients from Salve Regina University get an earnings boost of approximately $6,956 over the average income of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting graduates.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
178 Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #153 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Rutgers New Brunswick is a great university overall.

There were about 178 homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who graduated with this degree at Rutgers New Brunswick in the most recent data year. Soon after graduation, homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degree recipients usually make about $33,300 at the beginning of their careers.

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Rest of the Top 50 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools

#27

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
#28

Nassau Community College

Garden City, NY
#29

Worcester State University

Worcester, MA
#31

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

#34

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
#36

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY
#38

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO
#39

North Hennepin Community College

Brooklyn Park, MN

#45

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY
#48

Excelsior College

Albany, NY
#49

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

Additional Award Winners

This section represents the remainder of the schools awarded a Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1161 different United States homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
50 Norwich University Northfield, VT
51 Webster University Saint Louis, MO
52 Lewis University Romeoville, IL
53 Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
54 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
55 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
56 University of Phoenix - Arizona Tempe, AZ
57 Middlesex County College Edison, NJ
58 The University of Arizona Global Campus San Diego, CA
59 Herzing University - Atlanta Atlanta, GA
60 Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, MD
61 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, NY
62 Neumann University Aston, PA
63 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
64 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman, OK
65 Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
66 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
67 Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL
68 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
69 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
70 University of Dayton Dayton, OH
71 Canisius College Buffalo, NY
72 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
73 The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ
74 American University Washington, DC
75 Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA
76 Colorado State University - Global Campus Greenwood Village, CO
77 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
78 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, IL
79 Century College White Bear Lake, MN
80 Washington State University Pullman, WA
81 Orange County Community College Middletown, NY
82 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
83 Eastern Gateway Community College Steubenville, OH
84 Rutgers University - Newark Newark, NJ
85 Southwestern College Winfield, KS
86 University of South Florida - Main Campus Tampa, FL
87 University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI
88 Butte College Oroville, CA
89 Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX
90 Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud, MN
91 Reinhardt University Waleska, GA
92 Oakland City University Oakland City, IN
93 Loras College Dubuque, IA
94 San Diego State University San Diego, CA
95 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
96 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Fargo, ND
97 South Texas College McAllen, TX
98 University of Phoenix - California Costa Mesa, CA
99 Florida International University Miami, FL
100 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
101 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Winona, MN
102 California State University - Sacramento Sacramento, CA
103 DeSales University Center Valley, PA
104 Marymount University Arlington, VA
105 Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa, CA
106 University of Nevada - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
107 Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI
108 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
109 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT
110 Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN
111 Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
112 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX
113 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
114 Thomas University Thomasville, GA
115 County College of Morris Randolph, NJ
116 St John’s University - New York Queens, NY
117 Lynn University Boca Raton, FL
118 Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ
119 Massachusetts Maritime Academy Buzzards Bay, MA
120 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
121 Simpson College Indianola, IA
122 Harding University Searcy, AR
123 Wayland Baptist University Plainview, TX
124 University of New Haven West Haven, CT
125 Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
126 Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, GA
127 Raritan Valley Community College Branchburg, NJ
128 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
129 Seattle University Seattle, WA
130 Columbia College Columbia, SC
131 St. Joseph’s College - New York Brooklyn, NY
132 Lone Star College System The Woodlands, TX
133 Santa Ana College Santa Ana, CA
134 Massachusetts Bay Community College Wellesley Hills, MA
135 New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, RI
136 Barry University Miami, FL
137 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
138 Bradley University Peoria, IL
139 Quincy College Quincy, MA
140 Concordia University, Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN
141 Texas State University San Marcos, TX
142 Truman State University Kirksville, MO
143 Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN
144 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
145 University of Mary Bismarck, ND
146 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
147 Baldwin Wallace University Berea, OH
148 Fisher College Boston, MA
149 Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, MA
150 California State University - Long Beach Long Beach, CA
151 University of Jamestown Jamestown, ND
152 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
153 National University La Jolla, CA
154 Minot State University Minot, ND
155 University of Massachusetts - Boston Boston, MA
156 Aurora University Aurora, IL
157 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
157 Herzing University - Madison Madison, WI
159 Messiah University Mechanicsburg, PA
160 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
161 California State University - Fullerton Fullerton, CA
162 Berkeley College - New York New York, NY
163 Minnesota State University - Moorhead Moorhead, MN
164 Herzing University - Akron Akron, OH
165 Essex County College Newark, NJ
166 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
167 San Jose State University San Jose, CA
168 Utica College Utica, NY
169 Appalachian State University Boone, NC
170 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
171 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
172 Purdue University Global Indianapolis, IN
173 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
174 University of North Texas Denton, TX

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting students that almost earned our Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools award.

Rank College Location
175 Hostos Community College Bronx, NY
176 Ashland University Ashland, OH
177 Mississippi College Clinton, MS
178 University of Louisville Louisville, KY
179 Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem, PA
180 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
181 Hudson Valley Community College Troy, NY
182 Salem State University Salem, MA
183 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
184 East Carolina University Greenville, NC
184 SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY
186 Radford University Radford, VA
187 Curry College Milton, MA
188 SUNY Oswego Oswego, NY
189 California State University - East Bay Hayward, CA
190 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Stillwater, OK
191 Weatherford College Weatherford, TX
192 Arizona State University - Skysong Scottsdale, AZ
193 Schoolcraft College Livonia, MI
194 North Shore Community College Danvers, MA
195 Ball State University Muncie, IN
196 Texas A & M University - Central Texas Killeen, TX
197 Merrimack College North Andover, MA
198 Monroe College Bronx, NY
199 Berkeley College - Woodland Park Woodland Park, NJ
200 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg, PA
201 Franklin Pierce University Rindge, NH
202 University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE
203 Georgia Military College Milledgeville, GA
204 Erie Community College Buffalo, NY
205 University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD
206 North Park University Chicago, IL
207 Carroll University Waukesha, WI
208 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX
209 Waldorf University Forest City, IA
210 Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD
211 Longwood University Farmville, VA
212 Colorado State University - Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
213 Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA
214 Stevenson University Stevenson, MD
215 University of Minnesota - Crookston Crookston, MN
216 Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX
217 The College at Brockport Brockport, NY
218 Iona College New Rochelle, NY
219 California State University - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
220 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown, PA
221 Marian University Fond Du Lac, WI
222 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Daytona Beach, FL
223 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
224 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
225 Northern Essex Community College Haverhill, MA
226 California State University - Chico Chico, CA
227 College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
228 University of North Georgia Dahlonega, GA
229 Springfield College Springfield, MA
230 Union County College Cranford, NJ
231 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY
232 Wilmington University New Castle, DE

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 113,581
Fire Protection 13,176
Homeland Security 6,303
Security Science and Technology 6,193
Other Homeland Security 1,793

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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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