Education is a big part of any job you may come across. We set out to find what kind of education is required for a hostage negotiator. Typically, hostage negotiators have a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. We also broke down what colleges are the best for obtaining those degrees, and found that hostage negotiators have the best luck at Pennsylvania State University and California State University - Bakersfield. For those who would rather stay in your pajamas during the day, we've also identified some online courses that can help in hostage negotiator education paths.
According to our resume data, most hostage negotiators, 40% to be exact, major in criminal justice. Some other common majors for a hostage negotiator include business and law enforcement majors.
We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for hostage negotiators. The most common degree for hostage negotiators is bachelor's degree. In fact, 34% of hostage negotiators earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 23% and rounding it off is associate degree with 23%.
In a lot of cases, a higher education can mean a higher salary or even a better job. That's why we found out the best colleges for hostage negotiators. We based this list on these metrics: admissions rate, retention rate, mean earnings of students working, ratio of working vs. non-working students 10 years after admission, average cost of attendance and median debt for graduates.
University Park, PA
West Haven, CT
If those top 10 were a bit out of your price range, you might want to check these schools instead. After factoring in in-state tuition and fees, average cost of attendance, admissions rate, average net price and mean earnings after 6 years, we found that these are the most affordable schools for hostage negotiators.
Long Beach, CA
Boca Raton, FL
Some people like a challenge. Well, we challenge you to get into one of these schools. It's not going to be easy. We know this based on these institutions' admissions rates, average SAT scores accepted, median ACT scores accepted and mean earnings of students 6 years after admission.
Los Angeles, CA
Why make getting a job harder on yourself than it has to be? With these colleges, you're sure to be accepted in no time. We compiled admissions rates, average SAT scores, average ACT scores and average salary of students 6 years after graduation in order to uncover which were the easiest schools to get into.
New York, NY
Gwynedd Valley, PA
El Paso, TX
Sometimes things are just better when you get to stay in your pajamas all day. That includes school. We found some courses from Udemy and Coursera that will help you advance in your career. Since hostage negotiators benefit from having skills like crisis intervention, swat, and critical incidents, we found courses that will help you improve these skills.
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