Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Homeland Security and the types of students that study this field. American Public University System awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but LIU Riverhead and Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Homeland Security. Tuition costs for Homeland Security majors are, on average, $6,560 for in-state public colleges, and $28,440 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Homeland Security programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Protective Services in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Protective Services is 39.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Protective Services degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,188) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Homeland Security field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Homeland Security majors need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Homeland Security majors need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Negotiation.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Homeland Security majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Management of Financial Resources is very distinctive for majors, but the Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.