The Early Childhood diploma prepares individuals to work with children birth through age 8 in diverse learning environments. The curriculum is designed to lead to responsible and effective employment in positions ranging from aide to head teacher in a variety of early childhood settings. Students combine learning theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
SOC Code: 25-2011.00
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25-2011.00 – Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
Sample of reported job titles
Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (Pre-K Teacher), Lead Teacher, Toddler Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Group Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Headstart Teacher, Head Start Teacher
Cost of Program
|Tuition & fees:||$3,709.50|
|Books & supplies:||$2,300.00|
Length of Program
|Intended time to complete:||17 Months|
|Percentage of graduates who completed on time:||13%|
|Median debt from federal loans:||Not available at this time|
|Median debt from private educational loans:||Not available at this time|
|Median debt from institution financing plan:||Not available at this time|