College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
www.kent.edu/ehhs/tlcs


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online

Admission Terms

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Examples of Possible Careers*

Agricultural sciences teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.1% slower than the average
  • 11,400 number of jobs
  • $90,340 potential earnings

Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.4% about as fast as the average
  • 7,200 number of jobs
  • $89,220 potential earnings

Architecture teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.1% faster than the average
  • 8,500 number of jobs
  • $90,880 potential earnings

Area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 13,400 number of jobs
  • $78,840 potential earnings

Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.6% faster than the average
  • 116,300 number of jobs
  • $69,690 potential earnings

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

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

Biological science teachers, postsecondary

  • 9.3% much faster than the average
  • 64,700 number of jobs
  • $85,600 potential earnings

Business teachers, postsecondary

  • 12.0% much faster than the average
  • 105,100 number of jobs
  • $88,010 potential earnings

Career/technical education teachers, middle school

  • 3.1% about as fast as the average
  • 11,800 number of jobs
  • $62,270 potential earnings

Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

  • 1.1% slower than the average
  • 124,100 number of jobs
  • $55,620 potential earnings

Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

  • 2.3% slower than the average
  • 73,800 number of jobs
  • $62,460 potential earnings

Chemistry teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.3% about as fast as the average
  • 26,400 number of jobs
  • $80,400 potential earnings

Communications teachers, postsecondary

  • 3.2% about as fast as the average
  • 35,600 number of jobs
  • $71,030 potential earnings

Computer science teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.6% slower than the average
  • 38,500 number of jobs
  • $85,540 potential earnings

Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary

  • 6.7% faster than the average
  • 16,800 number of jobs
  • $63,560 potential earnings

Economics teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.2% faster than the average
  • 16,800 number of jobs
  • $107,260 potential earnings

Education teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.8% about as fast as the average
  • 77,300 number of jobs
  • $65,440 potential earnings

Elementary school teachers, except special education

  • 3.5% about as fast as the average
  • 1,452,100 number of jobs
  • $60,940 potential earnings

Engineering teachers, postsecondary

  • 8.6% much faster than the average
  • 44,600 number of jobs
  • $103,600 potential earnings

English language and literature teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.1% slower than the average
  • 81,300 number of jobs
  • $69,000 potential earnings

Environmental science teachers, postsecondary

  • 3.7% about as fast as the average
  • 7,600 number of jobs
  • $84,740 potential earnings

Family and consumer sciences teachers, postsecondary

  • 1.3% slower than the average
  • 2,500 number of jobs
  • $72,220 potential earnings

Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.7% faster than the average
  • 30,600 number of jobs
  • $69,920 potential earnings

Forestry and conservation science teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 2,100 number of jobs
  • $87,400 potential earnings

Geography teachers, postsecondary

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

Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

  • 20.5% much faster than the average
  • 254,000 number of jobs
  • $99,090 potential earnings

History teachers, postsecondary

  • 3.6% about as fast as the average
  • 26,000 number of jobs
  • $76,890 potential earnings

Kindergarten teachers, except special education

  • 3.7% about as fast as the average
  • 127,700 number of jobs
  • $57,860 potential earnings

Library science teachers, postsecondary

  • 3.0% about as fast as the average
  • 5,400 number of jobs
  • $71,580 potential earnings

Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

  • 1.3% slower than the average
  • 60,100 number of jobs
  • $73,650 potential earnings

Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.6% about as fast as the average
  • 627,100 number of jobs
  • $60,810 potential earnings

Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

  • 17.6% much faster than the average
  • 72,900 number of jobs
  • $75,470 potential earnings

Philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary

  • 6.7% faster than the average
  • 30,900 number of jobs
  • $76,160 potential earnings

Physics teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.4% about as fast as the average
  • 17,100 number of jobs
  • $90,400 potential earnings

Political science teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 19,800 number of jobs
  • $85,760 potential earnings

Postsecondary teachers, all other

  • 2.0% slower than the average
  • 245,900 number of jobs
  • $71,950 potential earnings

Preschool teachers, except special education

  • 2.5% slower than the average
  • 540,400 number of jobs
  • $31,930 potential earnings

Psychology teachers, postsecondary

  • 8.8% much faster than the average
  • 46,800 number of jobs
  • $78,180 potential earnings

Recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary

  • 2.6% slower than the average
  • 19,100 number of jobs
  • $66,290 potential earnings

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 1,050,800 number of jobs
  • $62,870 potential earnings

Social sciences teachers, postsecondary, all other

  • -0.3% little or no change
  • 19,300 number of jobs
  • $69,340 potential earnings

Social work teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.7% faster than the average
  • 17,300 number of jobs
  • $71,570 potential earnings

Sociology teachers, postsecondary

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 17,000 number of jobs
  • $75,610 potential earnings

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

*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.