Early Childhood Education Degree at San Jose State University

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Early Childhood Education Degree

The early childcare program at San Jose 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 California colleges that offer early childhood education degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree211
Master's Degree6

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male17
Female200

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian72
Black5
Hispanic63
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders2
White56
Multiple Races7
Non Resident Alien4
Unknown8

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 Early Childhood Education program at San Jose 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 & 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

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 4
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.31
    • Average Annual Salary: $40170

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, kindergarten teachers, except special education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Annual Salary: $66170

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 California

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,...)

Mills College

Oakland, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (B,M)
  • Early Childhood Education (B,M)

Saint Marys College of California

Moraga, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Elementary Education (M)
  • Secondary Education (M)
  • Montessori Teacher Education (M)
  • Early Childhood Education (M)

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (B)
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development (B)

Humphreys College - Stockton and Modesto Campuses

Stockton, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (A,B)

California State University - Stanislaus

Turlock, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (B)

California State University - Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (B,M)

Pacific Union College

Angwin, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

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

California State University - Fresno

Fresno, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (B)

Fresno Pacific University

Fresno, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (B)
  • Early Childhood Education (B)

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Early Childhood Education (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
55.22%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
76%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
27:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,245