Homeland Security Schools In Connecticut

Homeland Security classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited homeland security schools in Connecticut. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in homeland security in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses homeland security training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Connecticut 12,600
National 1,197,720

Approximately 1% of the country's homeland security professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Connecticut

14,260 14,430 14,280 13,180 12,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of homeland security professionals is shrinking in Connecticut. 1,660 less homeland security professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of homeland security has shrunk by 12% in Connecticut. 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 Connecticut

$40,803 $44,237 $46,747 $49,033 $49,967
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to homeland security professionals are growing in Connecticut. The mean salary for homeland security professionals in 2006 was $40,803 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,967 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$32,523
25th percentile
$37,350
50th percentile
$44,893
75th percentile
$60,480
90th percentile
$77,973

Thus, homeland security professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 140% 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 Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Criminal Justice
$51,913
Criminology
$74,525
Homeland Security
$49,967

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total6

As the number of homeland security professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited homeland security schools in Connecticut state is increasing. In Connecticut, there were 10 graduates in 2006. And there were 15 graduates from homeland security courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 50%. 33% of these graduates received a associate's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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