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Early Childhood Education Schools in Kentucky

There are seven schools in the state of Kentucky offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 141 students graduated from programs at Kentucky early childhood education schools. 71 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 60 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 96 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education each year. Out of those, ten students graduated with an associate's level degree in early childhood education, 60 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 71 with a degree at the master's level.

Seven early childhood education schools are in this state. And out of these, two schools are private, while five schools are public. While public early childhood education school tuition varies from $6,264 to $8,610, private early childhood education school tuition varies from $910 to $19,710.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $7,806. The highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $19,710 each year, is at Campbellsville University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $910 every year, is at Berea College.

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

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 96 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education each year. Out of those, ten students graduated with an associate's level degree in early childhood education, 60 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 71 with a degree at the master's level.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 9
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 10
  • Bachelor 2006: 37
  • Bachelor 2007: 51
  • Bachelor 2008: 36
  • Bachelor 2009: 33
  • Bachelor 2010: 60
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 7
  • Master 2010: 71

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of 11 programs in early childhood education. Of these programs, close to 63.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 3

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16430
  • 25th Percentile: 18180
  • Median: 23500
  • 75th Percentile: 36110
  • 90th Percentile: 48710

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15600
  • 25th Percentile: 16330
  • Median: 18060
  • 75th Percentile: 20560
  • 90th Percentile: 24540

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36580
  • 25th Percentile: 42420
  • Median: 49880
  • 75th Percentile: 57600
  • 90th Percentile: 64970

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 36060
  • 25th Percentile: 41270
  • Median: 48310
  • 75th Percentile: 55890
  • 90th Percentile: 61980

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21270
  • Median Salary 2007: 20890
  • Median Salary 2008: 22210
  • Median Salary 2009: 22810
  • Median Salary 2010: 23500
  • Total Employed 2006: 4150
  • Total Employed 2007: 4440
  • Total Employed 2008: 4150
  • Total Employed 2009: 4450
  • Total Employed 2010: 4110

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15250
  • Median Salary 2007: 15720
  • Median Salary 2008: 16560
  • Median Salary 2009: 17340
  • Median Salary 2010: 18060
  • Total Employed 2006: 10160
  • Total Employed 2007: 10590
  • Total Employed 2008: 11290
  • Total Employed 2009: 10600
  • Total Employed 2010: 10740

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42310
  • Median Salary 2007: 43450
  • Median Salary 2008: 46630
  • Median Salary 2009: 48050
  • Median Salary 2010: 49880
  • Total Employed 2006: 2240
  • Total Employed 2007: 1680
  • Total Employed 2008: 1570
  • Total Employed 2009: 1570
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41050
  • Median Salary 2007: 43470
  • Median Salary 2008: 45470
  • Median Salary 2009: 46860
  • Median Salary 2010: 48310
  • Total Employed 2006: 3340
  • Total Employed 2007: 3360
  • Total Employed 2008: 3510
  • Total Employed 2009: 3580
  • Total Employed 2010: 3580

Kentucky vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Kentucky vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.445% (19950)

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1. Brown Mackie College - Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 968-7191

Brown Mackie College-Louisville is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 7.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Louisville, KY. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as special education and law. It offers five certificates, 19 degrees at the associates level, and one degree at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 2,080 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it.

2. Berea College

101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404-2182
(859) 985-3000

Berea College offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 1,613 students pursue degrees in 53 Berea programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

3. Spalding University

845 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40203-2188
(502) 585-9911

Spalding University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1814. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky. This school offers six certificates, two associates level degrees, 17 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 masters level degrees, and two degrees at the doctoral level to students. 2,346 students sought degrees from the 25 programs at Spalding in 2010. It offers subjects including paramedicine and occupational therapy. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

4. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University offers one program in early childhood education and it is located in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. This big school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering early childhood education.

5. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is located in the center of Lexington. This university offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education by UK and one master's level early childhood education degree. 27,108 students pursue degrees in 242 programs at UK, overall. UK is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering early childhood education.

6. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bowling Green, KY. It offers three early childhood education programs. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education, one bachelor's level early childhood education degree, and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. It is one of 3 research universities in Kentucky. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Kentucky.

7. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one early childhood education program. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering early childhood education programs.

8. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers one program in early childhood education. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Kentucky.

9. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, students are offered one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level early childhood education degree. 10,412 students pursue degrees in 106 MSU programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering early childhood education.