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2023 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Doctor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region

5 Colleges in the Plains States Region
121 Doctor's Degrees
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefightingdoctorate programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major degree program ranks #26 out of the 36 majors we look at each year. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

In 2023, College Factual analyzed 5 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Doctor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 121 doctor's degrees in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting to qualified students.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

Choosing a Great Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Doctor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region Your choice of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting for getting your doctor's degree school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

Quality Overall Is Important

A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To account for this we consider a school's overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking which itself looks at a combination of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Average Earnings

To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their doctor's degree from the school. After all, your doctor's degree won't mean much if it doesn't help you find a job that will help you earn a living.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students who choose to seek a doctor's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Student Debt - How easy is it for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting to pay back their student loans after receiving their doctor's degree.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students working on their doctor's degree.

More Ways to Rank Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Doctor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region list to help you make the college decision.

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Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting in the Plains States Region

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students seeking a a doctor's degree.

Top Plains States Region Schools for a Doctorate in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

#2

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
66 Annual Graduates

It's difficult to beat Walden University if you want to pursue a doctor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting. Walden University is a fairly large private for-profit university located in the large city of Minneapolis.More information about a doctorate in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from Walden University

#3

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
37 Annual Graduates

Capella University is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a doctor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting. Capella University is a fairly large private for-profit university located in the large city of Minneapolis.More information about a doctorate in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from Capella University

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2 Annual Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in a doctor's degree in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting has to take a look at North Dakota State University - Main Campus. Located in the city of Fargo, North Dakota State University is a public university with a large student population.More information about a doctorate in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from North Dakota State University - Main Campus

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3 Annual Graduates

UNOMAHA is a fairly large public university located in the city of Omaha.More information about a doctorate in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting from University of Nebraska at Omaha

Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges by State

Explore the best homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting colleges for a specific state in the Plains States Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 27 103
Nebraska 24 3
North Dakota 21 3

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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 94
Homeland Security 25
Other Homeland Security 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Legal Professions 2,092
Public Administration & Social Service 406
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 11

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Barry Bahler. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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