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Early Childhood Education Schools in Arizona

There are 16 schools in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 702 students graduated with degrees from Arizona early childhood education schools. 344 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 192 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

711 students graduate from early childhood education programs in Arizona, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from early childhood education programs. More specifically, 95 students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 71 with a degree at the associate's level, 192 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 344 with a master's level degree.

16 early childhood education schools are located in Arizona. Of these, while two schools are private, 14 schools are public. Public early childhood education school tuition varies from $805 to $8,237, while tuitions at a private early childhood education school are $26,235.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $14,294. The highest tuition for programs in early childhood education, which is $26,235 each year, is at Prescott College, while the lowest tuition in Arizona, which is $805 each year, is at Dine College.

Arizona early childhood education schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

711 students graduate from early childhood education programs in Arizona, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from early childhood education programs. More specifically, 95 students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 71 with a degree at the associate's level, 192 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 344 with a master's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 76
  • Certificate 2007: 102
  • Certificate 2008: 99
  • Certificate 2009: 86
  • Certificate 2010: 95
  • Associate 2006: 65
  • Associate 2007: 100
  • Associate 2008: 90
  • Associate 2009: 100
  • Associate 2010: 71
  • Bachelor 2006: 64
  • Bachelor 2007: 93
  • Bachelor 2008: 153
  • Bachelor 2009: 195
  • Bachelor 2010: 192
  • Master 2006: 292
  • Master 2007: 376
  • Master 2008: 379
  • Master 2009: 392
  • Master 2010: 344

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 33 programs in early childhood education. Of these programs, around 33% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 5

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16700
  • 25th Percentile: 18910
  • Median: 22800
  • 75th Percentile: 30830
  • 90th Percentile: 40570

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15900
  • 25th Percentile: 17080
  • Median: 19350
  • 75th Percentile: 23520
  • 90th Percentile: 27840

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30410
  • 25th Percentile: 33780
  • Median: 39350
  • 75th Percentile: 46620
  • 90th Percentile: 55750

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27270
  • 25th Percentile: 32920
  • Median: 39670
  • 75th Percentile: 48290
  • 90th Percentile: 59110

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20580
  • Median Salary 2007: 20450
  • Median Salary 2008: 21250
  • Median Salary 2009: 21820
  • Median Salary 2010: 22800
  • Total Employed 2006: 5160
  • Total Employed 2007: 6700
  • Total Employed 2008: 6640
  • Total Employed 2009: 7460
  • Total Employed 2010: 6440

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15520
  • Median Salary 2007: 17170
  • Median Salary 2008: 17950
  • Median Salary 2009: 18860
  • Median Salary 2010: 19350
  • Total Employed 2006: 8180
  • Total Employed 2007: 6930
  • Total Employed 2008: 8670
  • Total Employed 2009: 8020
  • Total Employed 2010: 8330

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35300
  • Median Salary 2007: 36810
  • Median Salary 2008: 37670
  • Median Salary 2009: 38520
  • Median Salary 2010: 39350
  • Total Employed 2006: 2860
  • Total Employed 2007: 3070
  • Total Employed 2008: 2890
  • Total Employed 2009: 3300
  • Total Employed 2010: 3300

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35870
  • Median Salary 2007: 37490
  • Median Salary 2008: 39550
  • Median Salary 2009: 39420
  • Median Salary 2010: 39670
  • Total Employed 2006: 2520
  • Total Employed 2007: 2680
  • Total Employed 2008: 2920
  • Total Employed 2009: 3340
  • Total Employed 2010: 3260

Arizona vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Arizona vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.545% (21330)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Arizona

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1. Coconino County Community College

2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2701
(928) 527-1222

Coconino County Community College offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, students are offered one early childhood education certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. This community college is located in Flagstaff, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 4,394 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at this college, overall. This community college is the third largest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

2. Dine College

Dine College, One Circle Dr._x005F_x000D_Rout
Tsaile, AZ 86556
(928) 724-6600

Dine College offers one early childhood education program and DC, which is very close to Tsaile, Arizona, is located in a rural setting. This small school is one of 2 tribal colleges in Arizona.

3. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. This college offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in early childhood education and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

4. South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 243-8135

South Mountain Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. This college offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in early childhood education by this community college and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. 6,354 students pursue degrees in 52 programs at this college, overall. This college is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

5. Ottawa University - Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 371-1188

Ottawa University-Phoenix offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education to students and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. It is near the center of the city. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks seventh in the state of Arizona.

6. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College, which is very close to Tempe, Arizona, is in a rural area. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, this college offers students one early childhood education certificate and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This college ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

7. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College offers two early childhood education programs. Of those, it offers students one early childhood education certificate and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tucson, AZ. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This community college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

8. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1888. It is located in Thatcher, AZ. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona. This college offers subjects including criminal justice and electrical technology. It offers 52 certificates and 67 associates level degrees to students. 6,799 students pursued degrees from the 98 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

9. Tohono O'Odham Community College

Highway 86- Mile Post 115.5 N
Sells, AZ 85634-3129
(520) 383-8401

Tohono O'Odham Community College is a tribal, public, 2-year institution, founded in 1998. This college is in Sells, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers students 12 certificates and six associates level degrees. In 2010, 207 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects including teaching and human services. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This community college is one of 2 tribal colleges in Arizona.

10. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is in Flagstaff, AZ. NAU offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level early childhood education degree by this university and one degree at the master's level in early childhood education. Overall, 25,197 students pursue degrees in 254 Northern Arizona University programs. In terms of programs, this university is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education.

11. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College is near Yuma, AZ. It offers two early childhood education programs. Specifically, students are offered one early childhood education certificate by this mid-sized school and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks eighth in the state of Arizona.

12. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. It is near the heart of downtown. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Arizona.

13. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is near the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ and this university offers one program in early childhood education. This university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education.

14. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers two early childhood education programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education by this school and one degree at the master's level in early childhood education. 1,132 students seek degrees in 279 programs at this school, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Arizona.

15. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown and this college offers one program in early childhood education. 26,408 students seek degrees in 133 programs at this large college, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education.

16. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Paradise Valley Community College offers two early childhood education programs. Of those, this college offers students one early childhood education certificate and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. This community college is located near Phoenix, AZ. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education.

17. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College offers two programs in early childhood education. This college offers two certificates in early childhood education to students. This college is near the center of the city. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This community college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education.

18. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College offers two early childhood education programs. Specifically, it offers one early childhood education certificate to students and one associate's level early childhood education degree. This public school, which is near Douglas, is in a rural area. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering early childhood education programs.