Michigan contains 36 schools that offer homeland security programs. University of Michigan-Flint, the highest-ranking homeland security school in MI, has a total student population of 7,773 and is the 464th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 36 homeland security schools in Michigan, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,398/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Homeland Security students from Michigan schools who go on to become homeland security specialists, police officers, security technicians, security officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,028,830 people working as security guards alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,430. Also, Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers make on average $36,470 per year and there are about 98,090 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 2,310 employed police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers earning an average yearly salary of $39,420. Security guards in this state earn $24,870/yr and there are 23,030 employed.
Also, within the homeland security schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from homeland security, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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