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Homeland Security Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 8 accredited schools where homeland security classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Pennsylvania'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:


  1. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Erie Business Center-South

    170 Cascade Galleria, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101-3950

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Pittsburgh Technical Institute

    1111 McKee Road, Oakdale, Pennsylvania 15071

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Forbes Road Career and Technology Center

    607 Beatty Rd, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Pennsylvania 43,810
National 1,197,720

Approximately 4% of the country's homeland security professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Pennsylvania

40,700 41,360 43,290 44,550 43,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, homeland security is a growing field. In 2010 there were 3,110 more homeland security professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. This represents a 8% growth in the field. 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 Pennsylvania

$37,978 $37,883 $38,795 $42,390 $44,857
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
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 Pennsylvania. The mean salary for homeland security professionals in 2006 was $37,978 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,857 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Pennsylvania

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Pennsylvania, 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 171%

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of homeland security professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited homeland security schools in Pennsylvania state is also increasing.

This represents a 100% increase in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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