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


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus
  • Salem Campus (Human Services, Family Life Education and Case Management for Individuals and Families concentrations only)
  • Stark Campus (Family Life Education and Gerontology concentrations only)

Examples of Possible Careers*

Child, family, and school social workers

  • 11.7% much faster than the average
  • 342,500 number of jobs
  • $48,430 potential earnings

Childcare workers

  • 1.7% slower than the average
  • 1,146,400 number of jobs
  • $25,460 potential earnings

Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists

  • 3.1% about as fast as the average
  • 171,500 number of jobs
  • $79,820 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

Counselors, all other

  • 13.0% much faster than the average
  • 29,100 number of jobs
  • $45,760 potential earnings

Marriage and family therapists

  • 22.3% much faster than the average
  • 66,200 number of jobs
  • $51,340 potential earnings

Social and community service managers

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

Social and human service assistants

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

Career Degree Information

  • Requires additional graduate training.

*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.