Homeland Security Schools In Virginia

There are 4 accredited homeland security schools in Virginia for faculty who teach homeland security classes to choose from. The trends in Virginia'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
  • Bachelors degree in Homeland Security
  • Masters degree in Homeland Security


Schools

  1. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus

    11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200, Reston, Virginia 20190-4750

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Everest College in Arlington, VA

    801 N Quincy St-Ste 500, Arlington, Virginia 22203

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus

    6600 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23230-1709

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Virginia 36,960
National 1,197,720

Approximately 3% of the country's homeland security professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Virginia

33,000 34,170 35,980 35,910 36,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of homeland security professionals is growing in Virginia. There were 3,960 more homeland security professionals working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 12%. This growth 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 Virginia

$41,343 $43,233 $44,640 $46,370 $50,773
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by homeland security professionals is increasing in Virginia. The mean salary for homeland security professionals in 2006 was $41,343 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,773 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$25,783
25th percentile
$31,613
50th percentile
$44,633
75th percentile
$64,710
90th percentile
$85,460

Thus, there was a 19% growth in homeland security professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 231% 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 Virginia.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Virginia

Criminal Justice
$52,204
Criminology
$64,220
Homeland Security
$50,773

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total6

As the number of homeland security professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited homeland security schools in Virginia state is decreasing. In Virginia, there were 644 graduates in 2006. And there were 118 graduates from homeland security courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 82%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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