Homeland Security in Arizona

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Schools Offering Homeland Security Programs in Arizona


Around 0.0% of Arizona's graduates graduate from homeland security degree programs every year. That means an estimated 6 homeland security professionals graduate from Arizona's 9 homeland security schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which was ranked 49th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a homeland security program. It is located in Phoenix. In 2010, University of Phoenix-Online Campus graduated no students from its homeland security program. Students at University of Phoenix-Online Campus paid $11,520 per year in tuition fees.

Glendale Community College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a homeland security program. It is located in Glendale. 0 students graduated with degree in homeland security from Glendale Community College in 2010. Glendale Community College charged in-state students $1,734 in tuition fees per year.

Mesa Community College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a homeland security program. It is located in Mesa. In 2010, Mesa Community College graduated 3 students from its homeland security programs. Students at Mesa Community College paid $1,734 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Arizona's homeland security schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,820 per year, though tuition can range from $11,520 per year to $1,734 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona homeland security schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Phoenix-Online Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $11,520 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $10,440 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus - located in Tucson, students are charged $10,440 per year

The homeland security schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. South Mountain Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

A homeland security degree from an Arizona school... what next?

homeland security graduates in Arizona can go into a variety of professions such as fbi special agent, security officer, and geospatial intelligence analyst. Arizona had 28,040 homeland security professionals in 2010. 1,510 of these homeland security professionals were transportation security officers, 5,230 were fbi special agents, and 21,040 were security officers. In Arizona, the largest numbers of homeland security professional work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 18,130 homeland security professionals
  2. Pima County - 2,860 homeland security professionals
  3. Cochise County - 1,940 homeland security professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 37,400 homeland security professionals will be working in Arizona. This would require the number of homeland security professional to grow by 11%.

Salary

On average, homeland security professionals earn $48,143 per year. But, salaries for homeland security professional can vary. In 2010, homeland security professional made as little as less than $16,160 per year or as much as more than $122,730 per year in Arizona. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for homeland security professionals:

  1. Coconino County - $54,770 per year
  2. Yuma County - $49,250 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $46,948 per year

Homeland security professionals in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Yavapai County - $28,510 per year
  2. Mohave County - $37,070 per year
  3. Apache County - $38,350 per year

On average, the highest paid homeland security professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Fbi Special Agent - $71,560 per year
  2. Geospatial Intelligence Analyst - $65,390 per year
  3. Transportation Security Officer - $30,570 per year

On average, the lowest paid homeland security professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Transportation Security Officer - $30,570 per year
  2. Security Officer - $25,050 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in homeland security. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as crime scene investigation or homeland security.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Homeland Security in Arizona
  • Certificate in Homeland Security in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,476 miles from location Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler AZ 10.7366 n/a 11,058
7,482 miles from location Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix AZ 11.9265 n/a 9,951
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,488 miles from location South Mountain Community College Phoenix AZ 9.12971 n/a 5,444
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
 

Curious what studying Homeland Security gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Security Guards + 21,040 $25,050 -0.2%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 5,230 $71,560 207.6%
3
Protective Service Workers, All Other + 1,510 $30,570 -51.8%
4
Physical Scientists, All Other + 260 $65,390
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are homeland security related jobs in Arizona