Early Childhood Education Degree at Ball State University

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Early Childhood Education Degree

The early childcare program at Ball State University prepare students for a career as a daycare provider, social worker, camp counselor, recreation work, teacher assistant, or preschool teacher. The program focuses on teaching students ranging in age from infancy through eight years, depending on the school system or state regulations. Program courses include preparation to teach all relevant subject matter. Get more details below including other Indiana colleges that offer early childhood education degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Early Childhood Education program at Ball State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

  • Muncie, IN
    • Total Employment: 90
    • Average Hourly Rate: $10.81
    • Average Annual Salary: $22,490

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Description

Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, kindergarten teachers, except special education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 18.2% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Muncie, IN
    • Total Employment: 50
    • Average Annual Salary: $41,090

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

Other schools offering Early Childhood Education Programs in Indiana

Early Childhood Education 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,...)

Taylor University

Upland, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Elementary Education (A)
  • Early Childhood Education (A)

Martin University

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (B)

Butler University

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Early Childhood Education (B)

Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 490 students completed this program

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (C,A)

Manchester College

North Manchester, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Elementary Education (A)
  • Early Childhood Education (A)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Elementary Education (B,M)
  • Early Childhood Education (B,M)

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Adult and Continuing Education (B)
  • Elementary Education (B)
  • Secondary Education (B)
  • Early Childhood Education (B)

Ancilla College

Donaldson, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Elementary Education (A)
  • Secondary Education (A)
  • Early Childhood Education (A)

Bethel College - Mishawaka

Mishawaka, IN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Elementary Education (A,B)
  • Early Childhood Education (A,B)

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Adult and Continuing Education (M)
  • Elementary Education (M)
  • Early Childhood Education (M)

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