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Early Childhood Education Schools in Georgia

There are 50 schools in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 2,683 students graduated from programs at Georgia early childhood education schools. 1,024 of all these students graduated with certificates and 989 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

2,299 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 11% of students who schools in the United States graduate from early childhood education programs. Of those, 1,024 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 433 with an associate's level degree, 989 with a bachelor's level degree, 233 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

50 early childhood education schools are in Georgia. And of these, while nine schools are private, 41 schools are public. Tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $12,510 to $30,560, while tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $2,354 to $8,736.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $11,302. The highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $30,560 per year, is at Mercer University, while the lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $2,354 every year, is at Macon State College.

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

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

2,299 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 11% of students who schools in the United States graduate from early childhood education programs. Of those, 1,024 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 433 with an associate's level degree, 989 with a bachelor's level degree, 233 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a doctorate level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 528
  • Certificate 2007: 488
  • Certificate 2008: 457
  • Certificate 2009: 696
  • Certificate 2010: 1024
  • Associate 2006: 256
  • Associate 2007: 254
  • Associate 2008: 313
  • Associate 2009: 400
  • Associate 2010: 433
  • Bachelor 2006: 741
  • Bachelor 2007: 785
  • Bachelor 2008: 945
  • Bachelor 2009: 1049
  • Bachelor 2010: 989
  • Master 2006: 207
  • Master 2007: 177
  • Master 2008: 195
  • Master 2009: 245
  • Master 2010: 233
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 5
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 91 early childhood education programs. Of these programs, about 34.1% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 27
  • Associate: 31
  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 2

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16060
  • 25th Percentile: 18260
  • Median: 23970
  • 75th Percentile: 35070
  • 90th Percentile: 52110

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15530
  • 25th Percentile: 16120
  • Median: 17590
  • 75th Percentile: 19180
  • 90th Percentile: 22850

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32910
  • 25th Percentile: 41840
  • Median: 51130
  • 75th Percentile: 59940
  • 90th Percentile: 69610

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 34200
  • 25th Percentile: 42340
  • Median: 51430
  • 75th Percentile: 61670
  • 90th Percentile: 72110

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19080
  • Median Salary 2007: 18490
  • Median Salary 2008: 19260
  • Median Salary 2009: 19690
  • Median Salary 2010: 23970
  • Total Employed 2006: 12760
  • Total Employed 2007: 17610
  • Total Employed 2008: 17380
  • Total Employed 2009: 15720
  • Total Employed 2010: 14070

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15680
  • Median Salary 2007: 15550
  • Median Salary 2008: 16200
  • Median Salary 2009: 16990
  • Median Salary 2010: 17590
  • Total Employed 2006: 18050
  • Total Employed 2007: 14380
  • Total Employed 2008: 14920
  • Total Employed 2009: 16530
  • Total Employed 2010: 17930

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44590
  • Median Salary 2007: 44520
  • Median Salary 2008: 45290
  • Median Salary 2009: 48350
  • Median Salary 2010: 51130
  • Total Employed 2006: 6970
  • Total Employed 2007: 8040
  • Total Employed 2008: 7560
  • Total Employed 2009: 7470
  • Total Employed 2010: 6170

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45560
  • Median Salary 2007: 48570
  • Median Salary 2008: 49940
  • Median Salary 2009: 50580
  • Median Salary 2010: 51430
  • Total Employed 2006: 6640
  • Total Employed 2007: 7960
  • Total Employed 2008: 8110
  • Total Employed 2009: 9550
  • Total Employed 2010: 9610

Georgia vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Georgia vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 3.460% (47780)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Georgia

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College offers one early childhood education program and it is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 5,988 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at this school. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

2. Gainesville State College

3820 Mundy Mill Rd
Oakwood, GA 30566
(678) 717-3639

Gainesville State College offers one program in early childhood education and this school is located in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. This medium-sized school is a public 4-year institution.

3. Okefenokee Technical College

1701 Carswell Ave
Waycross, GA 31503
(912) 287-6584

Okefenokee Technical College is in town of Waycross, Georgia. This school offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, this technical college offers one early childhood education certificate to students and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Is located in Dahlonega, GA and North Georgia offers one early childhood education program. North Georgia is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. MGCSU is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

5. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University offers one program in early childhood education and it is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. 6,919 students pursue degrees in 44 programs at Augusta State, overall. This school ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

6. Atlanta Christian College

2605 Ben Hill Rd
East Point, GA 30344
(404) 761-8861

Atlanta Christian College offers one early childhood education program and Point is located in the suburbs of East Point, Georgia. 1,023 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at Point, overall. Point is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

7. Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

Macon State College, which is near Macon, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 6,232 students pursue degrees in 20 MSC programs.

8. The Georgia Military College - Atlanta

320 W. Broad St Suite 200
Fairburn, GA 30213
(678) 379-1414

The Georgia Military College-Atlanta is in Fairburn, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This academy offers two early childhood education programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in early childhood education by this military academy. Overall, 815 students pursue degrees in 21 programs at this academy.

9. Middle Georgia Technical College

80 Cohen Walker Dr
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-6800

Middle Georgia Technical College offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in early childhood education by it and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Warner Robins, GA. It is a public 2-year institution.

10. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Savannah, GA and Armstrong offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 7,682 students pursue degrees in 52 programs at this school. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

11. Brown Mackie College - Atlanta

4370 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 799-4500

Brown Mackie College-Atlanta is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. This small school is one of several campuses. This school offers five certificates and 12 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 881 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as legal assisting and early childhood education. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

12. Altamaha Technical College

1777 W Cherry St
Jesup, GA 31545
(912) 427-5800x5803

Altamaha Technical College is located in Jesup, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in early childhood education. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

13. Brewton-Parker College

201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle
Mount Vernon, GA 30445
(912) 583-2241

Brewton-Parker College is in Mount Vernon, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 778 students seek degrees in 36 BPC programs. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

14. Sandersville Technical College

1189 Deepstep Rd
Sandersville, GA 31082
(478) 553-2050

Sandersville Technical College offers two early childhood education programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. This school is in Sandersville, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

15. Spelman College

350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643

Spelman College, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Atlanta, GA and this school offers one early childhood education program. This liberal arts college is a historically black 4-year institution. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in early childhood education.

16. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University, which is very close to Fort Valley, Georgia, is located in a rural setting and FVSU offers one early childhood education program. 3,728 students pursue degrees in 41 Fort Valley State University programs, overall.

17. The Georgia Military College - Milledgeville

201 E Greene St
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3398
(478) 387-4900

The Georgia Military College-Milledgeville offers two early childhood education programs. This academy offers students two associate's level early childhood education degrees. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

18. The Georgia Military College - Valdosta

4201 N. Forrest Street
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 269-4848

The Georgia Military College-Valdosta is 4.1 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in early childhood education. It is a public 2-year institution.

19. South Georgia Technical College

900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus, GA 31709
(229) 931-2394

South Georgia Technical College is located in Americus, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, this school offers students one early childhood education certificate and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. This technical college is a public 2-year institution.

20. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, ASU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education and one degree at the master's level in early childhood education. This public school is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

21. Thomas University

1501 Millpond Rd
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 226-1621

Thomas University is in town of Thomasville, Georgia and TU offers one early childhood education program. 1,043 students pursue degrees in 23 TU programs, overall.

22. Toccoa Falls College

107 North Chapel Drive
Toccoa Falls, GA 30598-7062
(706) 886-6831

Toccoa Falls College is in Toccoa Falls, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one early childhood education program. Overall, 768 students seek degrees in 26 Toccoa Falls College programs.

23. The Georgia Military College - Augusta

115 Davis Road
Martinez, GA 30907
(706) 955-2819

The Georgia Military College-Augusta offers two programs in early childhood education. This academy offers two degrees at the associate's level in early childhood education to students. It is in the suburbs of Martinez, Georgia. This academy is a public 2-year institution.

24. The Georgia Military College - Warner Robins

801 Duke Ave
Warner Robins, GA 31093
(478) 225-0005

The Georgia Military College-Warner Robins is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Students are offered two associate's level early childhood education degrees by this military academy. Overall, 1,114 students seek degrees in 12 programs at this academy.

25. Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA 30223-2042
(770) 228-7348

Southern Crescent Technical College offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, this school offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This public school is in the suburbs of Griffin, Georgia. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Georgia.

26. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Athens, GA. UGA offers five programs in early childhood education. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in early childhood education by it, two bachelor's level early childhood education degrees, one master's level degree in early childhood education, and one early childhood education degree at the doctorate level. UGA is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. It is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

27. Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060-3300
(770) 528-4545

Chattahoochee Technical College is in the suburbs of Marietta, Georgia. It offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, this large school offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

28. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, it offers one early childhood education certificate to students and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This public school is a public 2-year institution.

29. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Rome, GA. It offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, this technical college offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one associate's level early childhood education degree. Overall, 6,697 students pursue degrees in 90 Georgia Northwestern Technical College programs. This school ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

30. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University offers one program in early childhood education and it is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 3,941 students seek degrees in 66 Clark Atlanta University programs.

31. Dekalb Technical College

495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
(404) 297-9522x1127

Dekalb Technical College is in the suburbs of Clarkston, Georgia. It offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, it offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. 4,855 students seek degrees in 62 Dekalb Technical College programs, overall.

32. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University offers four programs in early childhood education. Out of those, GSU offers students one early childhood education certificate, one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level early childhood education degree, and one early childhood education degree at the doctorate level. This university is located in the center of Atlanta. 31,533 students seek degrees in 175 GSU programs, overall. This research university is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

33. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA and Mercer offers one early childhood education program. 8,236 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at this university, overall. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in early childhood education.

34. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Is in Milledgeville, GA. It offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, GCSU offers students one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education and one master's level early childhood education degree. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

35. Ogeechee Technical College

One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-5500

Ogeechee Technical College, which is only a few miles from Statesboro, is in a rural setting. It offers two early childhood education programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

36. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University is near the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in early childhood education. Out of those, it offers one certificate in early childhood education to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education, and one master's level early childhood education degree. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

37. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College is located in Mount Berry, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two early childhood education programs. 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 one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

38. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-2100

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, it offers one early childhood education certificate to students and one associate's level early childhood education degree. It is located in the suburbs of Valdosta, Georgia. It is a public 2-year institution.

39. Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Dr
Macon, GA 31206
(478) 757-3400

Central Georgia Technical College offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, it offers one early childhood education certificate to students and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This technical college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. This school ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

40. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College is near the center of the city. It offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, students are offered one early childhood education certificate by this technical college and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. 4,355 students pursue degrees in 64 programs at this technical college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

41. Southeastern Technical College

3001 E First St
Vidalia, GA 30474
(912) 538-3100

Southeastern Technical College is located in Vidalia, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two early childhood education programs. Of those, it offers one early childhood education certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. 1,995 students pursue degrees in 56 programs at this technical college, overall.

42. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, it offers students one early childhood education certificate and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. This mid-sized school is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. This school is a public 2-year institution.

43. Reinhardt University

7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
(770) 720-5600

Reinhardt University offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. This small school, which is very close to Waleska, Georgia, is located in a rural area. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education programs.

44. Savannah Technical College

5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405-5594
(912) 443-5700

Savannah Technical College offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, this school offers students one certificate in early childhood education and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. This school is 4.2 miles from the center of the city. 5,777 students pursue degrees in 59 programs at this technical college, overall.

45. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is near the center of the city. This school offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, it offers students one early childhood education certificate and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

46. Moultrie Technical College

800 Veterans Parkway North
Moultrie, GA 31788
(229) 891-7000

Moultrie Technical College offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in early childhood education and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This school is located in Moultrie, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This technical college is a public 2-year institution.

47. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, students are offered one early childhood education certificate by this school and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This technical college is in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

48. Southwest Georgia Technical College

15689 US Hwy 19 N
Thomasville, GA 31792-9960
(229) 225-4096

Southwest Georgia Technical College is located in Thomasville, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, students are offered one early childhood education certificate by this public school and one associate's level degree in early childhood education. It is a public 2-year institution.

49. Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
(404) 225-4601

Atlanta Technical College is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, this school offers one certificate in early childhood education to students and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. Overall, 5,055 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at this technical college.

50. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers three programs in early childhood education. Specifically, students are offered one early childhood education certificate by it, one bachelor's level early childhood education degree, and one master's level early childhood education degree. VSU is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 12,898 students seek degrees in 88 Valdosta State University programs. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.

51. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College is in Waco, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, this technical college offers students one early childhood education certificate and one early childhood education degree at the associate's level. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering early childhood education.