Homeland Security Schools In Kentucky

In Kentucky, there are 3 accredited schools where homeland security classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in homeland security in the state of Kentucky, which encompasses homeland security training at the following levels:

  • Homeland Security Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Homeland Security
  • Masters degree in Homeland Security


  1. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Midway College

    512 E. Stephens St, Midway, Kentucky 40347-1120

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Kentucky 12,600
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Kentucky

12,810 12,770 13,750 13,020 12,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of homeland security professionals is shrinking in Kentucky. 210 less homeland security professionals were working in Kentucky in 2010, 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 Kentucky

$36,167 $36,400 $36,620 $37,057 $39,543
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by homeland security professionals is increasing in Kentucky. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $36,167 per year, and in 2010 they made $39,543 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Kentucky

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Thus, homeland security professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kentucky, 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 230%

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited homeland security schools in Kentucky is increasing.

There was an increase in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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