College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
www.kent.edu/biology


Examples of Possible Careers*

Biological science teachers, postsecondary

  • 9.3% much faster than the average
  • 64.7 number of jobs
  • $85,600 potential earnings

Biological scientists, all other

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 44.7 number of jobs
  • $85,290 potential earnings

Natural sciences managers

  • 4.8% about as fast as the average
  • 71.4 number of jobs
  • $137,940 potential earnings

Soil and plant scientists

  • 6.8% faster than the average
  • 17.8 number of jobs
  • $66,120 potential earnings

Contact Information

  • Program Coordinator: John Johnson | jjohns72@kent.edu | 330-672-3849
  • Admission to the Biological Sciences–Botany major has been temporarily suspended as of fall 2017.

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus

*Note

Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.