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Homeland Security: A Growing Career Field

The Department of Homeland Security should have numerous career opportunities for you if you're up to the challenge; however, competition for employment in Homeland Security should be significant. Therefore, the more training and experience you have, the better your chances for a rewarding career.

Homeland security offers career opportunities in the following categories:

Law Enforcement

  • U.S. Secret Service
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)

Immigration and Travel Security

  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Prevention and Response

  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Career Training in Homeland Security

To remain competitive in this field, consider career training in foreign languages, engineering, law, computer science, criminal justice, investigation and more. A variety of college degrees, including programs with online components that lead to degrees, are available for aspiring job candidates.

Check out the possibilities and prepare yourself for an exciting career.

Employment (2016)
Average Salary
Expected Job Growth
Law Enforcement Workers1,232,490$53,2403.8%
Source: 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.
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