Child Care Training at Orange Coast College

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Child Care Training

The child care program at Orange Coast College prepares students for jobs with social service agencies, public schools, private schools, head start programs, pre-school programs, and day care centers. The program focuses on the management of child care services and planning, designing, and managing child care. Program courses include: child development and psychology, home and institutional based child care, identification of diseases and injuries, parent relations, personnel and business management principles, and related laws and policies. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer child care training.

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Students Enrolled in the Child Care Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Orange Coast College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Less Than Two-Year Award1
Associate's Degree4

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male0
Female5

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic1
White3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Child Care program at Orange Coast College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in childcare, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to home management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Description

Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, preschool teachers, except special education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.7% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Child Care Programs in California

Child Care programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Fullerton College

Fullerton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Child Care (C)
  • Child Care Provider (C)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Human Development and Family Studies (C,A)
  • Adult Development and Aging (C,A)
  • Child Care (C,A)
  • Child Care Provider (C,A)

Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 55 students completed this program

Programs

  • Child Care (C,A)
  • Child Care Provider (C,A)

El Camino College - Compton Center

Compton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Child Care (C)
  • Child Care Provider (C)

Mt San Antonio College

Walnut, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 73 students completed this program

Programs

  • Child Care (C)
  • Child Care Provider (C)

University of La Verne

La Verne, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Child Development (M)
  • Child Care (M)

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Child Care (C,A)
  • Child Care Provider (C,A)

West Los Angeles College

Culver City, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Child Care (C)
  • Child Care Provider (C)

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Child Care (C)
  • Child Care Provider (C)

Glendale Community College

Glendale, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Child Care (C,A)
  • Child Care Provider (C,A)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
55%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
32:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,943