November 15, 2012 at 03:00 AM EST
Homeland-security-degree.org Educates Potential Homeland Security Students About Degree Programs
(EMAILWIRE.COM, November 15, 2012 ) Houston, TX -- The newly-launched online resource offers information and articles about some of the best Homeland Security Degree programs available from accredited traditional and online schools.

A Homeland Security Degree equips graduates with the necessary skills to evaluate potential terrorist hazards, manage emergency situations and assist with disaster preparedness. Homeland Security Degrees are offered at the associates, bachelors, masters and certificate levels and typically require coursework in ethics and legal issues, analytic techniques and frameworks, risk assessment and mitigation, management, emergency planning, cybersecurity, intelligence and counterintelligence. Students frequently gain real-world experience through the U.S. Department of Homeland Securitys Cybersecurity Internship Program, Cryptoanalysis and Exploitation Services Internship Program, Strategic Communications Internship Program and Intelligence Analysis Internship Program.

Many graduates of Homeland Security Degree programs pursue governmental career paths with the United States Department of Homeland Security in the agencies of Customs and Border Protection, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Coast Guard, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Transportation Security Administration and Citizenship and Immigration Services. Popular job titles for Homeland Security Degree graduates include cyber security specialist, nuclear medicine specialist, border patrol agent, emergency management director and intelligence officer.

According to Homeland Security Degree Guide, Homeland Security Degrees offer graduates the necessary skills and credentials to enter well-paying, challenging and rewarding security positions in a field that is expected to continue to grow. Border patrol agents earn $39,000 to $46,000 annually. Cyber security specialists earn an average annual salary in the range of $74,000 to $175,000. Salaries may be as much as 6% higher within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to Payscale.com.

Prospective students can visit homeland-security-degree.org to learn more about the career opportunities and salaries available to graduates of the best Homeland Security Degree programs. The website includes articles on specialized areas of homeland security, such as cybersecurity careers and ICE Homeland Security Careers. Students can view rankings of the top 10 best online Homeland Security Degree programs.

About Homeland Security Degree Guide

Homeland Security Degree Guide informs prospective students about the educational options and career opportunities available to graduates of the best traditional and online Homeland Security Degree programs. The website provides advice on choosing a Homeland Security Degree program.

Media inquiries regarding homeland-security-degree.org should be directed to Victoria Chadaga at topbusinessdegrees@gmail.com or by telephone [281-940-4092]. To learn more, go to http://www.homeland-security-degree.org/.


Homeland-security-degree.org

Victoria Chadaga

281-940-4092

topbusinessdegrees@gmail.com


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