College of Arts and Sciences
www.kent.edu/materials-science


Contact Information

Fully Offered

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

Admission Terms

  • Fall

Examples of Possible Careers*

Computer and information research scientists

  • 15.4% much faster than the average
  • 32,700 number of jobs
  • $126,830 potential earnings

Physical scientists, all other

  • -3.0% decline
  • 22,800 number of jobs
  • $107,210 potential earnings

Physicists

  • 7.3% faster than the average
  • 18,200 number of jobs
  • $129,850 potential earnings

Materials scientists

  • 3.4% about as fast as the average
  • 7,000 number of jobs
  • $99,460 potential earnings

Biochemists and biophysicists

  • 4.0% about as fast as the average
  • 34,600 number of jobs
  • $94,270 potential earnings

Biological scientists, all other

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 44,700 number of jobs
  • $85,290 potential earnings

Chemists

  • 4.7% about as fast as the average
  • 86,700 number of jobs
  • $79,300 potential earnings

Chemical engineers

  • 4.4% about as fast as the average
  • 32,600 number of jobs
  • $108,540 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.