Homeland Security Schools In California

California has 17 accredited homeland security schools where homeland security faculty who teach homeland security classes can find employment. The trends in California'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
  • Masters degree in Homeland Security
  • PhD degree in Homeland Security


Schools

  1. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  2. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  3. Citrus College

    1000 W Foothill Blvd, Glendora, California 91741-1899

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  4. Coastline Community College

    11460 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, California 92708-2597

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  5. Contra Costa College

    2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, California 94806-3195

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  6. De Anza College

    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014

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  7. Grossmont College

    8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, California 92020-1799

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  8. Naval Postgraduate School

    1 University Circle, Monterey, California 93943

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  9. Palomar College

    1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487

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  10. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

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  11. San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield

    201 New Stine Rd, Bakersfield, California 93309

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  12. Coast Career Institute

    1354 S Hill St, Los Angeles, California 90015-3040

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  13. University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus

    3590 N First St, San Jose, California 95134-1805

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  14. University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus

    3100 Bristol Street, Suite 500, Costa Mesa, California 92626-3099

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  15. University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus

    2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, California 95833-4334

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  16. ICDC College

    5422 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90027

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  17. University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus

    45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300, Fresno, California 93720-1562

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

California 160,890
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 13% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In California

164,470 167,380 168,570 169,700 160,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of homeland security professionals is shrinking in California. 3,580 less homeland security professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in California, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for homeland security professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of homeland security professionals working around the nation.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in California

$41,200 $44,653 $46,277 $47,550 $52,365
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In California, as the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $41,200 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,365 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in California

10th percentile
$34,340
25th percentile
$40,375
50th percentile
$51,200
75th percentile
$63,268
90th percentile
$74,672

Thus, homeland security professionals' salaries grew by 21% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of homeland security. The pay differential between the highest paid homeland security professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 117%

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in California

Criminal Justice
$56,305
Criminology
$83,243
Homeland Security
$52,365

Homeland security professionals in California earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
9
bachelor
4
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
11
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The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited homeland security schools in California is increasing. In 2006, 172 students graduated from homeland security courses in California. And in 2010, 1,073 students graduated.

This represents a 524% increase in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in California state. 37% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in California

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