College of Arts and Sciences
School of Peace and Conflict Studies
www.kent.edu/spcs


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers*

Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators

  • 7.7% faster than the average
  • 7,300 number of jobs
  • $66,130 potential earnings

Community and social service specialists, all other

  • 11.7% much faster than the average
  • 105,200 number of jobs
  • $46,770 potential earnings

Lawyers

  • 4.0% about as fast as the average
  • 813,900 number of jobs
  • $126,930 potential earnings

Human resources managers

  • 6.3% faster than the average
  • 165,200 number of jobs
  • $121,220 potential earnings

Human resources specialists

  • 7.0% faster than the average
  • 666,500 number of jobs
  • $63,490 potential earnings

Postsecondary teachers, all other

  • 2.0% slower than the average
  • 245,900 number of jobs
  • $71,950 potential earnings

Social and community service managers

  • 17.0% much faster than the average
  • 175,500 number of jobs
  • $69,600 potential earnings

Social scientists and related workers, all other

  • 0.8% little or no change
  • 38,800 number of jobs
  • $87,260 potential earnings

Social workers, all other

  • 5.1% faster than the average
  • 62,500 number of jobs
  • $64,210 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Professionals in business or finance (purchasing/sales/management/insurance/banking/financial advising)
  • Community organizers, activists, and social justice advocates
  • Corporate social responsibility and donor relations specialists
  • Diplomats and peacemakers
  • Humanitarian aid and development workers
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Transitional justice practitioners
  • Government officials and public servants
  • Ministers and clergy

Careers Requiring Additional Education

  • Lawyers
  • Social workers, all other
  • Postsecondary teachers, all other
  • Social scientists and related workers, all other

*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.