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


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus

Admission Terms

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Examples of Possible Careers*

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

Teaching assistants, except postsecondary

  • 3.6% about as fast as the average
  • 1,395,900 number of jobs
  • $28,900 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.