Homeland Security in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Homeland Security Programs in Wyoming


Around 0.1% of Wyoming's graduates graduate from homeland security degree programs every year. That means an estimated 7 homeland security professionals graduate from Wyoming's 4 homeland security schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wyoming with a homeland security program is Western Wyoming Community College, which is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College's homeland security program. Western Wyoming Community College charged in-state students $1,994 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a homeland security program is Central Wyoming College. Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Riverton. In 2010, Central Wyoming College graduated 0 students from its homeland security program. Central Wyoming College charged in-state students $2,136 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Wyoming with a homeland security program is Casper College, which is located in Casper. In 2010, it was ranked 80th nationwide. 0 students graduated with degree in homeland security from Casper College in 2010. The tuition rate at Casper College was $1,848 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Wyoming's homeland security schools ranges from $2,472 per year to $1,848 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,113 per year. The Wyoming homeland security schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  2. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year
  3. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year

The following Wyoming homeland security schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  3. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming homeland security professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - 310 homeland security professionals
  2. Laramie County - 260 homeland security professionals
  3. Natrona County - 200 homeland security professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of homeland security professionals is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,600 homeland security professionals working in Wyoming then. Of these 1,600 homeland security professionals, the government predicts that 280 will be transportation security officers, 200 will be fbi special agents, and 1,120 will be security officers.

Salary

homeland security professionals in Wyoming earn $45,363 per year on average. But, salaries for homeland security professional can vary. In 2010, homeland security professional made as little as less than $15,780 per year or as much as more than $108,940 per year in Wyoming. The counties in Wyoming with the highest average salary for homeland security professionals are:

  1. Big Horn County - $72,550 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $41,617 per year
  3. Laramie County - $33,660 per year

The following counties in Wyoming have the lowest average salaries for homeland security professional:

  1. Albany County - $20,050 per year
  2. Natrona County - $26,500 per year
  3. Campbell County - $28,140 per year

The homeland security professionals with highest average salaries in Wyoming were:

  1. Fbi Special Agent - $69,410 per year
  2. Transportation Security Officer - $38,470 per year
  3. Security Officer - $28,210 per year

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

  1. Transportation Security Officer - $38,470 per year
  2. Security Officer - $28,210 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wyoming 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 Wyoming
  • Certificate in Homeland Security in Wyoming

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
7,211 miles from location Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs WY 29.2898 n/a 4,079
7,149 miles from location Central Wyoming College Riverton WY 20.2082 n/a 2,330
 

Curious what studying Homeland Security gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Security Guards + 820 $28,210 -4.7%
2
Protective Service Workers, All Other + 390 $38,470 0.0%
3
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 180 $69,410 -5.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are homeland security related jobs in Wyoming