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Early Childhood Education Schools in Connecticut

There are four schools in the state of Connecticut offering early childhood education programs. 72 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut early childhood education schools in 2010. 56 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 14 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

67 students graduate from early childhood education programs in Connecticut, on average, every year. More specifically, two students graduated with an early childhood education degree at the associate's level, 56 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 14 with a master's level degree.

Four early childhood education schools are located in this state. Of these, while two schools are private, two schools are public. Tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $26,907 to $29,852, while tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $7,861 to $8,350.

Average tuition for early childhood education programs is $18,223. While the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $7,861 every year, is at Central Connecticut State University, the highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $29,852 each year, is at the University of Hartford.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

67 students graduate from early childhood education programs in Connecticut, on average, every year. More specifically, two students graduated with an early childhood education degree at the associate's level, 56 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 14 with a master's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 13
  • Associate 2008: 4
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 46
  • Bachelor 2007: 40
  • Bachelor 2008: 35
  • Bachelor 2009: 40
  • Bachelor 2010: 56
  • Master 2006: 39
  • Master 2007: 25
  • Master 2008: 24
  • Master 2009: 25
  • Master 2010: 14

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of nine early childhood education programs. Of these programs, 44.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 3

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19480
  • 25th Percentile: 22570
  • Median: 27090
  • 75th Percentile: 33100
  • 90th Percentile: 44150

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18020
  • 25th Percentile: 19330
  • Median: 22240
  • 75th Percentile: 26290
  • 90th Percentile: 31000

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36640
  • 25th Percentile: 47480
  • Median: 63070
  • 75th Percentile: 77110
  • 90th Percentile: 89410

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 46500
  • 25th Percentile: 56460
  • Median: 70430
  • 75th Percentile: 83030
  • 90th Percentile: 93600

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25910
  • Median Salary 2007: 26500
  • Median Salary 2008: 27290
  • Median Salary 2009: 26610
  • Median Salary 2010: 27090
  • Total Employed 2006: 6030
  • Total Employed 2007: 6500
  • Total Employed 2008: 6720
  • Total Employed 2009: 6930
  • Total Employed 2010: 6630

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20340
  • Median Salary 2007: 20660
  • Median Salary 2008: 21650
  • Median Salary 2009: 21840
  • Median Salary 2010: 22240
  • Total Employed 2006: 7100
  • Total Employed 2007: 6750
  • Total Employed 2008: 8200
  • Total Employed 2009: 7710
  • Total Employed 2010: 7790

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56770
  • Median Salary 2007: 60490
  • Median Salary 2008: 61540
  • Median Salary 2009: 63830
  • Median Salary 2010: 63070
  • Total Employed 2006: 1970
  • Total Employed 2007: 2030
  • Total Employed 2008: 1930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1950
  • Total Employed 2010: 1800

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60050
  • Median Salary 2007: 62780
  • Median Salary 2008: 65830
  • Median Salary 2009: 68960
  • Median Salary 2010: 70430
  • Total Employed 2006: 3480
  • Total Employed 2007: 3270
  • Total Employed 2008: 3230
  • Total Employed 2009: 2930
  • Total Employed 2010: 2790

Connecticut vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Connecticut vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.377% (19010)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Connecticut

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1. Mitchell College

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 6320
(860) 701-5000

Mitchell College offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in early childhood education by this school and one bachelor's level early childhood education degree. Mitchell, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in New London, CT. Mitchell is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

2. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Hartford, CT. The U of H offers two early childhood education programs. Specifically, the U of H offers students one bachelor's level early childhood education degree and one master's level degree in early childhood education. It is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

3. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University is in Willimantic, CT. It offers three programs in early childhood education. Out of those, this liberal arts college offers one early childhood education certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education, and one master's level early childhood education degree. This mid-sized school is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering early childhood education.

4. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education by it and one master's level early childhood education degree. This school is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. Overall, 12,477 students pursue degrees in 130 programs at this public school. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in early childhood education.