Homeland Security Schools In Colorado

Homeland Security classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited homeland security schools in Colorado. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the homeland security academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in homeland security training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Pikes Peak Community College

    5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906-5498

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  2. Red Rocks Community College

    13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255

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  3. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

    10004 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453

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  4. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus

    5725 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919-2221

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Colorado 19,700
National 1,197,720

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

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Colorado

17,050 18,250 18,020 19,560 19,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Homeland Security is a growing field in Colorado. In 2010 there were 2,650 more homeland security professionals working in Colorado than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of homeland security has grown by 16% in Colorado. This growth 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 Colorado

$40,190 $41,450 $42,093 $43,913 $45,790
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of homeland security professionals is growing, the salaries paid to homeland security professionals are increasing in Colorado. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $40,190 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,790 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$26,323
25th percentile
$34,330
50th percentile
$43,567
75th percentile
$54,160
90th percentile
$71,790

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 173% pay differential between the highest paid homeland security professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of homeland security in Colorado.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Colorado

Criminal Justice
$47,736
Criminology
$65,465
Homeland Security
$45,790

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

As the number of homeland security professionals is increasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited homeland security schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In 2006, 8 students graduated from homeland security courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 5 students graduated.

This represents a 37% decrease in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. 40% of these graduates received an associate's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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