Syracuse has a general population of 147,306 and an overall student population of 40,837. Approximately 12,038 of Syracuse's students are enrolled in schools that offer homeland security programs.
Syracuse's largest homeland security school is Onondaga Community College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Onondaga Community College with credentials in homeland security.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a homeland security certificate from one of Syracuse's homeland security schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,922 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,230 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a homeland security program in Syracuse. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,262 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,176.
After graduating with your credentials in homeland security, if you decide to work as a homeland security professional in Syracuse, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 homeland security professionals in New York were working in the greater Syracuse area. By the year 2018, the number of homeland security professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Syracuse. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a homeland security professional in Syracuse is $25,050 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for homeland security professionals.