College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography
www.kent.edu/geography


Contact Information

Fully Offered

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

Admission Terms

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Examples of Possible Careers*

Geographers

  • -1.2% decline
  • 1,600 number of jobs
  • $85,430 potential earnings

Geography teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.9% slower than the average
  • 4,800 number of jobs
  • $82,330 potential earnings

Surveying and mapping technicians

  • 0.7% little or no change
  • 58,400 number of jobs
  • $46,200 potential earnings

Cartographers and photogrammetrists

  • 4.5% about as fast as the average
  • 12,000 number of jobs
  • $68,380 potential earnings

Urban and regional planners

  • 11.0% much faster than the average
  • 39,700 number of jobs
  • $75,950 potential earnings

Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 31,800 number of jobs
  • $93,580 potential earnings

Atmospheric and space scientists

  • 6.4% faster than the average
  • 9,900 number of jobs
  • $99,740 potential earnings

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

  • 17.7% much faster than the average
  • 738,100 number of jobs
  • $65,810 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.