Homeland Security in Nevada

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Schools Offering Homeland Security Programs in Nevada


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Nevada students graduate with degrees in homeland security. In other words, every year an estimated 0 homeland security professionals graduate from Nevada's 3 homeland security schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada with a homeland security program is Truckee Meadows Community College, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. no students graduated with a degree in homeland security from Truckee Meadows Community College in 2010. Tuition at Truckee Meadows Community College was $2,243 per year.

University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a homeland security program. It is located in Las Vegas. Tuition at University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus was $10,500 per year.

University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a homeland security program. It is located in Reno. In 2010, 0 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus homeland security program. Students at University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus paid $10,500 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Nevada's homeland security schools ranges from $10,500 per year to $2,243 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,748 per year. In 2010, the following Nevada homeland security schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $10,500 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus - located in Reno, students are charged $10,500 per year
  3. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Nevada homeland security schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $10,500 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus - located in Reno, students are charged $10,500 per year

A homeland security degree from a Nevada school... what next?

Fbi special agent, security officer, and geospatial intelligence analyst are the professions of choice for a majority of homeland security graduates in Nevada. Nevada had 20,640 homeland security professionals in 2010. 1,090 of these homeland security professionals were transportation security officers, 630 were fbi special agents, and 18,810 were security officers. The following counties have the largest number of Nevada homeland security professionals:

  1. Clark County - 17,540 homeland security professionals
  2. Pinal County - 1,940 homeland security professionals
  3. Elko County - 520 homeland security professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of homeland security professionals in Nevada will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 21,710 homeland security professionals working in Nevada. The greatest growth for homeland security professional is predicted to be amongst FBI Special Agents, who are expected to increase by 8% by 2018.

Salary

homeland security professionals in Nevada earn $61,165 per year on average. But, salaries for homeland security professional can vary. In 2010, homeland security professional made as little as less than $15,850 per year or as much as more than $112,500 per year in Nevada. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for homeland security professionals are:

  1. Pinal County - $51,667 per year
  2. Clark County - $49,247 per year
  3. Elko County - $47,980 per year

The Nevada counties with the lowest average salary for homeland security professionals are:

  1. Carson City County - $28,720 per year
  2. Churchill County - $43,017 per year
  3. Elko County - $47,980 per year

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

  1. Geospatial Intelligence Analyst - $98,210 per year
  2. Fbi Special Agent - $76,950 per year
  3. Transportation Security Officer - $41,860 per year

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

  1. Transportation Security Officer - $41,860 per year
  2. Security Officer - $27,640 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in homeland security in Nevada and to compare salaries with various related fields such as crime scene investigation or homeland security, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,618 miles from location University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus Las Vegas NV 9.57374 n/a 2,758
7,785 miles from location University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus Reno NV 4.32148 n/a 595
 

Curious what studying Homeland Security gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Security Guards + 18,810 $27,640 9.0%
2
Protective Service Workers, All Other + 1,090 $41,860 -48.1%
3
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 630 $76,950 28.6%
4
Physical Scientists, All Other + 110 $98,210 -26.7%
 

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