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Early Childhood Education Schools in Alabama

There are 13 schools in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education programs. 366 students graduated from programs at Alabama early childhood education schools in 2010. 248 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 114 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 357 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education per year. This accounts for 2% of early childhood education students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 248 students graduated with a bachelor's level early childhood education degree, 114 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

13 early childhood education schools are in this southern state. And of these, three schools are private, while ten schools are public. Private early childhood education school tuition varies from $9,896 to $26,730, while public early childhood education school tuition varies from $5,424 to $7,900.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $8,289. The highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $26,730 every year, is at Spring Hill College, while the lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $5,424 each year, is at Jacksonville State University.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 357 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education per year. This accounts for 2% of early childhood education students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 248 students graduated with a bachelor's level early childhood education degree, 114 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 255
  • Bachelor 2007: 236
  • Bachelor 2008: 223
  • Bachelor 2009: 243
  • Bachelor 2010: 248
  • Master 2006: 219
  • Master 2007: 117
  • Master 2008: 119
  • Master 2009: 132
  • Master 2010: 114
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 22 programs in early childhood education. Of these programs, about 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Alabama

  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 1

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17810
  • 25th Percentile: 21610
  • Median: 25490
  • 75th Percentile: 29920
  • 90th Percentile: 37550

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15490
  • 25th Percentile: 16040
  • Median: 17470
  • 75th Percentile: 19050
  • 90th Percentile: 22520

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35410
  • 25th Percentile: 41520
  • Median: 47670
  • 75th Percentile: 55050
  • 90th Percentile: 60620

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36430
  • 25th Percentile: 42250
  • Median: 49200
  • 75th Percentile: 55470
  • 90th Percentile: 60010

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19940
  • Median Salary 2007: 20020
  • Median Salary 2008: 23070
  • Median Salary 2009: 23620
  • Median Salary 2010: 25490
  • Total Employed 2006: 3170
  • Total Employed 2007: 3370
  • Total Employed 2008: 2410
  • Total Employed 2009: 1830
  • Total Employed 2010: 1920

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14160
  • Median Salary 2007: 14830
  • Median Salary 2008: 15710
  • Median Salary 2009: 16610
  • Median Salary 2010: 17470
  • Total Employed 2006: 9520
  • Total Employed 2007: 9700
  • Total Employed 2008: 10130
  • Total Employed 2009: 9270
  • Total Employed 2010: 11170

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39400
  • Median Salary 2007: 40520
  • Median Salary 2008: 42940
  • Median Salary 2009: 45850
  • Median Salary 2010: 47670
  • Total Employed 2006: 2950
  • Total Employed 2007: 3090
  • Total Employed 2008: 2860
  • Total Employed 2009: 2990
  • Total Employed 2010: 3520

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40430
  • Median Salary 2007: 42990
  • Median Salary 2008: 45370
  • Median Salary 2009: 48110
  • Median Salary 2010: 49200
  • Total Employed 2006: 2100
  • Total Employed 2007: 2340
  • Total Employed 2008: 2240
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1940

Alabama vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Alabama vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.343% (18550)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Alabama

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1. The University of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
(251) 675-5990

The University of Mobile offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education by it and one master's level early childhood education degree. It is in Mobile, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education.

2. The University of Montevallo

Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
(205) 665-6155

The University of Montevallo offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education and one master's level degree in early childhood education. Overall, 3,045 students seek degrees in 37 UM programs. In terms of programs, Montevallo is the ninth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education.

3. The University of West Alabama

Station One
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3400

The University of West Alabama offers one program in early childhood education and UWA, which is very close to Livingston, Alabama, is in a rural area. This public school is a public 4-year institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education.

4. Athens State University

300 N Beaty St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-8100

Athens State University offers one early childhood education program. Athens State is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

5. Concordia College - Selma

1804 Green St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 526-9141

Concordia College-Selma is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1922. This school is located in Selma, AL. Students are offered one degree at the associates level and three bachelors level degrees by it. 652 students pursued degrees from the four programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business administration, elementary education, and teaching. This liberal arts college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. Concordia is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

6. Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
(205) 929-1000x1645

Miles College offers one early childhood education program and it is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama. This school is a historically black 4-year institution.

7. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, it offers students one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in early childhood education. Overall, 28,322 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at TROY. TROY is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education.

8. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama offers one program in early childhood education and this university, which is 7.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. USA is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

9. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University is located in the center of Montgomery. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, it offers one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in early childhood education. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education programs.

10. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three programs in early childhood education. Of those, UAB offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education, one master's level early childhood education degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in early childhood education. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in early childhood education.

11. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 25,078 students seek degrees in 198 AU programs. AU ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

12. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. SHC offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, this school offers one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level to students and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. It is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

13. Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian St
Normal, AL 35762
(256) 372-5000

Alabama A & M University Is located in the center of Normal. This university offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, Alabama A&M offers one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education to students and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. It is one of 7 research universities in Alabama. It is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

14. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. It offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education and one degree at the master's level in early childhood education. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering early childhood education programs.

15. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1831. Bama, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It is the the fourth oldest and the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama. This university offers subjects such as public administration and language. UA offers six certificates, 70 bachelors level degrees, 66 masters level degrees, and 46 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 30,127 students sought degrees from the 103 programs at UA. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits UA. It is the only school which requires freshmen to live on campus in Alabama.