College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
www.kent.edu/ehhs/ldes


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Admission Terms

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Examples of Possible Careers*

Education teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.8% about as fast as the average
  • 77,300 number of jobs
  • $65,440 potential earnings

Special education teachers, all other

  • 8.5% much faster than the average
  • 36,600 number of jobs
  • $62,820 potential earnings

Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

  • 2.9% slower than the average
  • 193,000 number of jobs
  • $60,620 potential earnings

Special education teachers, middle school

  • 2.6% slower than the average
  • 84,700 number of jobs
  • $61,820 potential earnings

Special education teachers, preschool

  • 8.3% much faster than the average
  • 23,000 number of jobs
  • $61,400 potential earnings

Special education teachers, secondary school

  • 3.2% about as fast as the average
  • 143,000 number of jobs
  • $62,320 potential earnings

Healthcare support workers, all other

  • 6.9% faster than the average
  • 96,900 number of jobs
  • $39,530 potential earnings

Social and human service assistants

  • 16.8% much faster than the average
  • 425,600 number of jobs
  • $35,960 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.