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Homeland Security Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 4 accredited homeland security schools where homeland security faculty who teach homeland security classes can find employment. The trends in Arkansas' 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:


  1. Arkansas State University-Beebe

    1000 Iowa Street, Beebe, Arkansas 72012-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Arkansas Tech University

    Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222

    NR U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Southeast Arkansas College

    1900 Hazel St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Arkansas 7,810
National 1,197,720

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

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Arkansas

6,940 7,320 7,960 7,680 7,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of homeland security professionals is growing in Arkansas. In 2010 there were 870 more homeland security professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has grown by 13% in four years. 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 Arkansas

$30,117 $31,040 $31,870 $34,263 $34,940
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
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 Arkansas. The mean salary for homeland security professionals in 2006 was $30,117 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $34,940 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Arkansas

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in homeland security professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 210% 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 Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited homeland security schools in Arkansas is increasing. In Arkansas, there were 37 graduates in 2006. And there were 78 graduates from homeland security courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 111% percent increase in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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