Homeland Security Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 9 accredited homeland security schools where homeland security faculty who teach homeland security classes can find employment. The trends in Arizona's homeland security academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in homeland security includes homeland security training at the following levels:

  • Homeland Security Certificate
  • Associates degree in Homeland Security
  • Bachelors degree in Homeland Security


Schools

  1. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  2. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  3. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  4. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  5. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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  6. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

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  7. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

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  8. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  9. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Arizona 27,780
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Arizona

28,370 30,230 31,800 31,380 27,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of homeland security is shrinking. In 2010 there were 590 less homeland security professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of homeland security professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$35,410 $36,870 $36,840 $37,307 $42,393
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries paid to homeland security professionals are increasing in Arizona. Homeland security professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,410 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,393 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$27,397
25th percentile
$33,393
50th percentile
$40,190
75th percentile
$49,183
90th percentile
$60,707

Thus, homeland security professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of homeland security, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid homeland security professionals earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Arizona

Criminal Justice
$42,867
Criminology
$66,980
Homeland Security
$42,393

In Arizona, homeland security professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Homeland Security programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
5
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total13

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited homeland security schools in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006 there were 34 homeland security graduates from homeland security courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 6 graduates.

This represents a 82% decrease in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a associate's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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