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Homeland Security Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 3 accredited schools where homeland security classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of homeland security and homeland security training in Massachusetts, which includes homeland security training at the following levels:


  1. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Massachusetts Maritime Academy

    101 Academy Dr, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts 02532-1803

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Massachusetts 23,910
National 1,197,720

Approximately 2% of the country's homeland security professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Massachusetts

23,940 23,800 23,910 24,700 23,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Homeland Security is a shrinking field in Massachusetts. In 2010 there were 30 less homeland security professionals working in Massachusetts than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of homeland security professionals has shrunk by 0%. This decline is slower 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 Massachusetts

$41,030 $42,557 $44,023 $42,598 $44,072
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries paid to homeland security professionals are increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $41,030 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,072 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Massachusetts

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This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of homeland security, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid homeland security professionals earning 164% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts


67% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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