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Schools Offering Homeland Security Programs in South Dakota

Each year, in the range of 0.0% of South Dakota graduates, graduate from Homeland Security degree programs.

The only accredited Homeland Security school in South Dakota is Dakota Wesleyan University. Dakota Wesleyan University, which was ranked 46th in the country in 2010, is located in Mitchell. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University's Homeland Security programs.


Tuition at Dakota Wesleyan University for students enrolled in Homeland Security courses was $19,850 per year.

A Homeland Security degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

Homeland Security graduates in South Dakota can go into a variety of professions such as Transportation Security Officer, FBI Special Agent, Security Officer, and Geospatial Intelligence Analyst. 1,400 homeland security professionals were working in South Dakota in 2010. Of these, were transportation security officers. In addition, 220 were fbi special agents and 1,130 were security officers. The following counties have the largest number of South Dakota homeland security professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - 470 homeland security professionals
  2. Beadle County - 380 homeland security professionals
  3. Meade County - 240 homeland security professionals


Homeland security professionals in South Dakota make an average of $53,255 per year. However, South Dakota homeland security professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,680 per year to more than $119,330 per year in 2010. The following counties in South Dakota have the highest average salaries for homeland security professional:

  1. Meade County - $46,490 per year
  2. Bennett County - $29,970 per year
  3. Beadle County - $28,070 per year

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

  1. Aurora County - $22,110 per year
  2. Lincoln County - $26,020 per year
  3. Beadle County - $28,070 per year

On average the highest paid homeland security professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Geospatial Intelligence Analyst - $91,330 per year
  2. Fbi Special Agent - $64,140 per year
  3. Transportation Security Officer - $32,040 per year

The homeland security professionals with lowest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Transportation Security Officer - $32,040 per year
  2. Security Officer - $25,510 per year

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Protective Service Workers, All Other n/a $32,040
Security Guards 1,130 $25,510 5.6%
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 220 $64,140 -8.3%
Physical Scientists, All Other 50 $91,330 25.0%

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