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Child Care Training at Suffolk County Community College (SCCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002878
  • Phone: (631) 451-4110

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  • Phone: (631) 451-4000

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  • Phone: (631) 451-4108

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Child Care Training

The child care program at Suffolk County Community 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 New York 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. SCCC offers an associate's degree program in child care.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male1
Female38

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black4
Hispanic6
White26
Unknown3

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Child Care program at Suffolk County Community College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, preschool teachers, except special education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 24.9% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 2,800
      • Average Hourly Rate: $17.07
      • Average Annual Salary: $35,500
    • Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 4,240
      • Average Hourly Rate: $15.04
      • Average Annual Salary: $31,270
    • Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 3,420
      • Average Hourly Rate: $16.90
      • Average Annual Salary: $35,150
    • New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 18,080
      • Average Hourly Rate: $22.06
      • Average Annual Salary: $45,890

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 New York

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Nassau Community College

Garden City, NY
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C)
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SUNY Westchester Community College

Valhalla, NY
Type: Community College

59 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C,A)
  • Human Development, Family Studies (C,A)
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Rockland Community College

Suffern, NY
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C)
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Dutchess Community College

Poughkeepsie, NY
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C,A)
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Orange County Community College

Middletown, NY
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C,A)
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Hudson Valley Community College

Troy, NY
Type: Community College

59 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (A)
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Schenectady County Community College

Schenectady, NY
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C,A)
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SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

Cobleskill, NY
Type: 4-Year Public College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (A,B)
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Fulton - Montgomery Community College

Johnstown, NY
Type: Community College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C,A)
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Broome Community College

Binghamton, NY
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Child Care (C,A)