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Early Childhood Education Schools in Mississippi

There are four schools in the state of Mississippi offering early childhood education programs. 127 students graduated from programs at Mississippi early childhood education schools in 2010. 69 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 35 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 126 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education per year. More specifically, 16 students graduated with an associate's level degree in early childhood education, 69 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 35 with a degree at the master's level, and seven with a degree at the doctorate level.

Four early childhood education schools are located in this state. Of these, while three schools are public, one school is private. Public early childhood education school tuition varies from $4,831 to $5,050, while tuitions at a private early childhood education school are $7,610.

Average tuition for early childhood education programs is $5,463. The highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $7,610 per year, is at Rust College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,831 each year, is at Jackson State University.

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

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

On average, 126 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education per year. More specifically, 16 students graduated with an associate's level degree in early childhood education, 69 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 35 with a degree at the master's level, and seven with a degree at the doctorate level.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 41
  • Associate 2007: 39
  • Associate 2008: 40
  • Associate 2009: 22
  • Associate 2010: 16
  • Bachelor 2006: 85
  • Bachelor 2007: 83
  • Bachelor 2008: 57
  • Bachelor 2009: 46
  • Bachelor 2010: 69
  • Master 2006: 20
  • Master 2007: 11
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 37
  • Master 2010: 35
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 10
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 13
  • Doctorate 2010: 7

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Mississippi

Mississippi schools offer a total of five early childhood education programs. Of these programs, about 40% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Mississippi

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15660
  • 25th Percentile: 16500
  • Median: 19060
  • 75th Percentile: 28770
  • 90th Percentile: 34960

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15490
  • 25th Percentile: 16020
  • Median: 17460
  • 75th Percentile: 19220
  • 90th Percentile: 22540

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27360
  • 25th Percentile: 34720
  • Median: 40430
  • 75th Percentile: 47610
  • 90th Percentile: 54840

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 33000
  • 25th Percentile: 36710
  • Median: 43630
  • 75th Percentile: 52360
  • 90th Percentile: 59130

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19960
  • Median Salary 2007: 20220
  • Median Salary 2008: 19120
  • Median Salary 2009: 20030
  • Median Salary 2010: 19060
  • Total Employed 2006: 3410
  • Total Employed 2007: 3280
  • Total Employed 2008: 3130
  • Total Employed 2009: 3190
  • Total Employed 2010: 3390

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14090
  • Median Salary 2007: 14590
  • Median Salary 2008: 15430
  • Median Salary 2009: 16090
  • Median Salary 2010: 17460
  • Total Employed 2006: 5690
  • Total Employed 2007: 6380
  • Total Employed 2008: 5890
  • Total Employed 2009: 5710
  • Total Employed 2010: 5040

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35350
  • Median Salary 2007: 37340
  • Median Salary 2008: 40060
  • Median Salary 2009: 40550
  • Median Salary 2010: 40430
  • Total Employed 2006: 2130
  • Total Employed 2007: 2160
  • Total Employed 2008: 2240
  • Total Employed 2009: 2000
  • Total Employed 2010: 1730

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38770
  • Median Salary 2007: 41420
  • Median Salary 2008: 43650
  • Median Salary 2009: 43790
  • Median Salary 2010: 43630
  • Total Employed 2006: 1860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1630
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 1650
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Mississippi vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Mississippi vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Mississippi: 0.846% (11680)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Mississippi

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1. Mississippi Valley State University

14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
(662) 254-9041

Mississippi Valley State University offers one program in early childhood education and this school is located in Itta Bena, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. MVSU is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Mississippi.

2. Rust College

150 Rust Ave
Holly Springs, MS 38635
(601) 252-8000

Rust College is in Holly Springs, MS and Rust offers one early childhood education program. Overall, 960 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at Rust. This liberal arts college is the oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in early childhood education.

3. Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

Jackson State University is 1.5 miles from the center of the city. JSU offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, students are offered one early childhood education degree at the master's level by it and one degree at the doctorate level in early childhood education. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi. It is the oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in early childhood education.

4. Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-2571

Coahoma Community College offers one program in early childhood education and this college, which is only a few miles from Clarksdale, is located in a rural area. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in early childhood education.

5. Northeast Mississippi Community College

101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
(662) 728-7751

Northeast Mississippi Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1948. It is located in town of Booneville, Mississippi. It offers subjects including forestry and medical assisting. Students are offered eight certificates and 81 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 3,627 students sought degrees from the 84 programs at this medium-sized college. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this college. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.