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Early Childhood Education Schools in Florida

There are 23 schools in the state of Florida offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 536 students graduated from programs at Florida early childhood education schools. 245 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 200 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 525 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from early childhood education programs. Out of those, 200 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 42 with an associate's level degree, 245 with a bachelor's level degree, and 49 with a degree at the master's level.

23 early childhood education schools are located in Florida. Of these, seven schools are private, while 16 schools are public. While tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $4,154 to $5,238, tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $10,680 to $27,200.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $9,820. The highest tuition for programs in early childhood education, which is $27,200 every year, is at Barry University, while the lowest tuition in this gulf state, which is $4,154 per year, is at the University of West Florida.

Schools in Florida offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 525 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from early childhood education programs. Out of those, 200 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 42 with an associate's level degree, 245 with a bachelor's level degree, and 49 with a degree at the master's level.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 26
  • Certificate 2007: 26
  • Certificate 2008: 111
  • Certificate 2009: 51
  • Certificate 2010: 200
  • Associate 2006: 10
  • Associate 2007: 30
  • Associate 2008: 39
  • Associate 2009: 30
  • Associate 2010: 42
  • Bachelor 2006: 192
  • Bachelor 2007: 241
  • Bachelor 2008: 263
  • Bachelor 2009: 261
  • Bachelor 2010: 245
  • Master 2006: 81
  • Master 2007: 65
  • Master 2008: 102
  • Master 2009: 60
  • Master 2010: 49
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 35 early childhood education programs. Of these programs, approximately 34.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 12
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 1

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16710
  • 25th Percentile: 18890
  • Median: 23110
  • 75th Percentile: 28380
  • 90th Percentile: 37150

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15770
  • 25th Percentile: 16810
  • Median: 18910
  • 75th Percentile: 22170
  • 90th Percentile: 25860

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33030
  • 25th Percentile: 38450
  • Median: 45710
  • 75th Percentile: 59200
  • 90th Percentile: 72280

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 36130
  • 25th Percentile: 41500
  • Median: 49530
  • 75th Percentile: 63380
  • 90th Percentile: 74840

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20970
  • Median Salary 2007: 21660
  • Median Salary 2008: 22440
  • Median Salary 2009: 22500
  • Median Salary 2010: 23110
  • Total Employed 2006: 16490
  • Total Employed 2007: 18250
  • Total Employed 2008: 17660
  • Total Employed 2009: 19270
  • Total Employed 2010: 18430

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17290
  • Median Salary 2007: 17740
  • Median Salary 2008: 18280
  • Median Salary 2009: 18520
  • Median Salary 2010: 18910
  • Total Employed 2006: 39650
  • Total Employed 2007: 38330
  • Total Employed 2008: 38610
  • Total Employed 2009: 34710
  • Total Employed 2010: 35670

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44270
  • Median Salary 2007: 47070
  • Median Salary 2008: 47470
  • Median Salary 2009: 45810
  • Median Salary 2010: 45710
  • Total Employed 2006: 10410
  • Total Employed 2007: 11040
  • Total Employed 2008: 11640
  • Total Employed 2009: 11550
  • Total Employed 2010: 10920

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46400
  • Median Salary 2007: 49670
  • Median Salary 2008: 50250
  • Median Salary 2009: 49130
  • Median Salary 2010: 49530
  • Total Employed 2006: 9590
  • Total Employed 2007: 10690
  • Total Employed 2008: 11330
  • Total Employed 2009: 10620
  • Total Employed 2010: 10460

Florida vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Florida vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.466% (75480)

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1. The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center

750 NW 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 324-6070x7009

The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center offers one program in early childhood education and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Miami, FL. This vocational school is a public 2-year institution. This vocational school is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

2. The University of Phoenix - Central Florida

2290 Lucien Way- Suite 400
Maitland, FL 32751-7001
(407) 667-0555

The University of Phoenix-Central Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is located in the suburbs of Maitland, Florida. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including communications and accounting. Students are offered 31 degrees at the bachelors level and nine degrees at the masters level by it. In 2010, 1,567 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801-6034
(863) 667-5000

Southeastern University, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lakeland, FL and this school offers one program in early childhood education. It is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. This liberal arts college ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

4. The Immokalee Technical Center

508 N 9th St
Immokalee, FL 34142
(239) 377-9900

The Immokalee Technical Center offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 278 students pursue degrees in 13 programs at this school. This public school is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

5. Brown Mackie College - Miami

One Herald Plaza
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 341-6600

Brown Mackie College-Miami is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Miami, FL. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers one certificate, ten degrees at the associates level, and two bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,058 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as law and education. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

6. The University of Phoenix - South Florida

600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500
Plantation, FL 33324-1393
(954) 382-5303

The University of Phoenix-South Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX is in the suburbs of Plantation, Florida. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as elementary education, public administration, and health information. It offers students 30 bachelors level degrees and 13 masters level degrees. 2,208 students sought degrees from the 39 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

7. The University of Phoenix - West Florida

12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200
Temple Terrace, FL 33637-1920
(813) 626-7911

The University of Phoenix-West Florida offers one program in early childhood education and this school is in the suburbs of Temple Terrace, Florida. UPX is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in early childhood education.

8. The Withlacoochee Technical Institute

1201 W Main St
Inverness, FL 34450-4696
(352) 726-2430

The Withlacoochee Technical Institute is in Inverness, FL and it offers one early childhood education program. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in early childhood education.

9. Orlando Tech

301 W Amelia Street
Orlando, FL 32801-1197
(407) 246-7060

Orlando Tech is 0.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one early childhood education program. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education.

10. The Robert Morgan Educational Center

18180 SW 122nd Ave
Miami, FL 33177
(305) 253-9920

The Robert Morgan Educational Center is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida and it offers one early childhood education program. This vocational school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This public school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

11. The Tom P Haney Technical Center

3016 Hwy 77
Panama City, FL 32405
(850) 747-5500

The Tom P Haney Technical Center, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Panama City, FL and it offers one early childhood education program. This vocational school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education programs.

12. The Sheridan Technical Center

5400 Sheridan St
Hollywood, FL 33021
(754) 321-5400x2053

The Sheridan Technical Center offers one early childhood education program and it is in the suburbs of Hollywood, Florida. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This vocational school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in early childhood education.

13. Southwest Florida College

1685 Medical Lane
Fort Myers, FL 33907-1108
(239) 939-4766

Southwest Florida College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Fort Myers, FL. It offers three programs in early childhood education. Specifically, SWFC offers students one early childhood education certificate, one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education, and one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education.

14. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education by it and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. Overall, 8,995 students pursue degrees in 110 programs at this school. This medium-sized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education programs.

15. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education to students and one master's level early childhood education degree. USF, which is 7.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tampa, FL. Overall, 40,431 students seek degrees in 206 programs at USF. In terms of programs, USF is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education.

16. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is located in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. It offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level early childhood education degree to students and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. Overall, 56,106 students seek degrees in 184 UCF programs. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

17. The University of Phoenix - North Florida

4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200
Jacksonville, FL 32216-0959
(904) 636-6645

The University of Phoenix-North Florida is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX, which is 6.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Jacksonville, FL. This school is one of several campuses. Phoenix offers 32 degrees at the bachelors level and nine degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 1,353 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as communications and computer networking. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

18. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education by it and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. 42,197 students pursue degrees in 211 programs at FIU, overall.

19. The University of West Florida

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
(850) 474-2000

The University of West Florida offers one program in early childhood education and UWF, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pensacola, FL. 11,599 students pursue degrees in 78 University of West Florida programs, overall.

20. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tallahassee, FL and this university offers one early childhood education program. Overall, 13,284 students seek degrees in 96 Florida A & M programs. This big university is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in early childhood education.

21. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Founded in 1965, Florida State College at Jacksonville is a public 4-year institution. FSCJ is located in the center of Jacksonville. This school is the 12th biggest institution in the state of Florida. FSCJ offers students 65 certificates, 57 associates level degrees, and six bachelors level degrees. 28,642 students pursued degrees from the 99 programs at FSCJ in 2010. It offers subjects including management and film. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

22. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University is located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. NSU offers four programs in early childhood education. Of those, students are offered one certificate in early childhood education by it, one associate's level degree in early childhood education, one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education, and one master's level degree in early childhood education. 28,741 students seek degrees in 181 Nova Southeastern University programs, overall. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education.

23. Florida Southern College

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
(863) 680-4111

Florida Southern College offers one program in early childhood education and FSC, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lakeland, FL. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

24. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida, which is 9.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jacksonville, FL and it offers one program in early childhood education. 16,153 students seek degrees in 84 programs at this university, overall.

25. Rasmussen College - Florida

4755 Southwest 46th Court
Ocala, FL 34474-6226
(352) 629-1941

Rasmussen College-Florida, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Ocala, FL. It offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, this small school offers students one early childhood education certificate and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education.

26. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is near the center of the city, is in Gainesville, FL and Florida offers one program in early childhood education. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education.

27. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Tallahassee, FL. This university offers three programs in early childhood education. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education by this university, one master's level degree in early childhood education, and one degree at the doctorate level in early childhood education. It is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education programs.

28. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University offers one early childhood education program and Florida Gulf Coast, which is several miles from Fort Myers, is located in a rural area. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Florida offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

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