With an overall population of 58,748 and a student population of 20,408, approximately 11,391 of Marietta students attend one of Marietta's schools that offer homeland security programs.
Of the 1 homeland security schools in Marietta, the largest homeland security school, by student population, is Chattahoochee Technical College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Homeland Security program at Chattahoochee Technical College.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a homeland security certificate in Marietta. In 2009 tuition at homeland security schools in Marietta was $2,792 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for homeland security related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in homeland security, if you decide to work as a homeland security professional in Marietta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 14,400 homeland security professionals in Georgia. Of these homeland security professionals, 17,240 were working in the greater Marietta area. Marietta's homeland security professional workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a homeland security professional in Marietta is $21,100 per year, which is lower than the average for homeland security professionals state-wide.