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Homeland Security Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 5 accredited schools where homeland security classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in homeland security in the state of Tennessee, which encompasses homeland security training at the following levels:


  1. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Tennessee 23,950
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Tennessee

25,690 25,340 25,880 24,430 23,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, the field of homeland security is shrinking. In 2010 there were 1,740 less homeland security professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of homeland security has shrunk by 7% in Tennessee. 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 Tennessee

$32,547 $33,850 $34,563 $34,830 $37,853
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. The mean salary for homeland security professionals in 2006 was $32,547 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $37,853 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Tennessee

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of homeland security, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid homeland security professionals earning 191% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee


As the number of homeland security professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited homeland security schools in Tennessee state is increasing.

There was an increase in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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