College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Political Science
www.kent.edu/polisci


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus
 

Admission Terms

  • Fall

Examples of Possible Careers*

Political science teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 19,800 number of jobs
  • $85,760 potential earnings

Political scientists

  • 6.1% faster than the average
  • 7,000 number of jobs
  • $125,350 potential earnings

Social science research assistants

  • 5.8% faster than the average
  • 40,100 number of jobs
  • $49,210 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

Legislators

  • 6.2% faster than the average
  • 53,700 number of jobs
  • $33,200 potential earnings

*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.