College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

About This Program

The Bachelor of Science in Education in Earth Science prepares you to become a highly effective K-12 teacher, equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to inspire the next generation of Earth scientists. With a focus on inquiry-based learning and field experiences, you'll be prepared to engage students in the wonders of the natural world. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

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

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary

  • 1.9% slower than the average
  • 13,100 number of jobs
  • $94,520 potential earnings

Geological and hydrologic technicians

  • 5.5% faster than the average
  • 19,000 number of jobs
  • $50,630 potential earnings

Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers

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


  • 5.3% faster than the average
  • 7,000 number of jobs
  • $84,040 potential earnings

Natural sciences managers

  • 4.8% about as fast as the average
  • 71,400 number of jobs
  • $137,940 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Earth science teacher


Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes 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.