Homeland Security Schools In Florida

There are 15 accredited homeland security schools in Florida for faculty who teach homeland security classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in homeland security in the state of Florida, which encompasses homeland security training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Edison State College

    8099 College Pky SW, Fort Myers, Florida 33919-0000

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  2. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach

    600 S Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900

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  3. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  4. Everest University-Pompano Beach

    225 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach, Florida 33062

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  5. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  6. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale

    1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  7. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  8. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  9. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  10. Everest University-Brandon

    3924 Coconut Palm Dr, Tampa, Florida 33619-1354

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  11. Everest University-South Orlando

    9200 Soutpark Center Loop, Orlando, Florida 32819

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  12. University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus

    2290 Lucien Way, Suite 400, Maitland, Florida 32751-7001

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  13. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus

    600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500, Plantation, Florida 33324-1393

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  14. University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus

    4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200, Jacksonville, Florida 32216-0959

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  15. University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus

    12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-1920

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Florida 90,580
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 8% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Florida

92,880 93,860 94,250 92,490 90,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, homeland security is a shrinking field. There were 2,300 less homeland security professionals working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of homeland security professionals has shrunk by 2%. 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 Florida

$35,843 $37,477 $39,033 $39,600 $41,597
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. Homeland security professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,843 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $41,597 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$25,383
25th percentile
$29,683
50th percentile
$37,587
75th percentile
$50,567
90th percentile
$65,577

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Florida state, within the field of homeland security, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid homeland security professionals earn 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Florida

Criminal Justice
$43,888
Criminology
$60,600
Homeland Security
$41,597

In Florida, homeland security professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
12
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total17

As the number of homeland security professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited homeland security schools in Florida state is increasing. In 2006, 111 students graduated from homeland security courses in Florida. And in 2010, 267 students graduated.

This represents a 141% increase in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. A majority of these graduates, or 71%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Florida

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