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Homeland Security Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there is only one accredited school where homeland security classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the homeland security academic community in Maryland, and the future trends in homeland security training at the homeland security associates degree level.


  1. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Maryland 27,810
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Maryland

25,340 24,770 26,770 27,420 27,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Homeland Security is a growing field in Maryland. 2,470 more homeland security professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 10%. This is faster than the trend for homeland security professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$43,293 $44,760 $46,063 $47,737 $50,810
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to homeland security professionals are growing in Maryland. The mean salary for homeland security professionals in 2006 was $43,293 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,810 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Maryland

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This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maryland, 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 194%

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Maryland

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Maryland, homeland security professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of homeland security professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited homeland security school in Maryland state is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 100%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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