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University of Phoenix-Online Campus

3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209
(866) 766-0766

28 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, Private for-profit 76 66
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
291,070 $25,335 $17,295 4%

Degrees Offered

Doctorate
Masters
Bachelors
Associates
Certificate
2

Grand Canyon University

3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017
(800) 800-9776

18 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, Private for-profit 96 61
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
34,205 $32,100 $21,700 42%

Degrees Offered

Masters
Bachelors
Certificate
3

Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013
(602) 264-2492

21 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Public 117 85
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
12,164 $17,062 $14,458 15%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
4

Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032
(602) 787-6500

19 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Public 62 49
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
9,951 $17,062 $14,458 17%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
5

South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040
(602) 243-8135

28 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 2-year, Public 34 38
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
5,444 $17,062 $14,458 13%

Degrees Offered

Associates
Certificate
6

Ottawa University-Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021
(602) 371-1188

16 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
City: Large 4-year, Private not-for-profit 0 31
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
1,127 n/a n/a n/a

Degrees Offered

Masters
Bachelors
Certificate
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
28 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
18 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
21 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
19 miles from location Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix AZ 11.9265 n/a 9,951
28 miles from location South Mountain Community College Phoenix AZ 9.12971 n/a 5,444
16 miles from location Ottawa University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 2.73172 n/a 1,127

Phoenix, Arizona has 6 accredited early childhood education schools. Approximately 296 students graduated from early childhood education degree programs and early childhood education certificate programs at these schools in 2010.

Top School

The top-ranked school in Phoenix that offers early childhood education courses is University of Phoenix-Online Campus. In 2010, it was ranked 49th in the country. University of Phoenix-Online Campus graduated 225 students from its early childhood education program in 2010. Students taking early childhood education classes at University of Phoenix-Online Campus paid $11,520 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Accredited early childhood education schools in Phoenix charge students an average tuition of $5,474 per year. However, tuition at Phoenix's early childhood education schools can range from $1,734 to $16,500 per year, depending on the school you attend.

You've earned an early childhood education degree...now what?

Many Phoenix early childhood education graduates become preschool teacher, kindergarten teacher, elementary school teacher, preschool director. Phoenix had 19,750 early childhood education professionals in 2010, which is 62% of all of the early childhood education professionals working in the state of Arizona. 4,370 of these early childhood education professionals were preschool teachers, 1,860 were kindergarten teachers, and 12,650 were elementary school teachers.

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of early childhood education professionals is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 30,650 early childhood education professionals working in Arizona then. Of these 30,650 early childhood education professionals, the government predicts that an unknown number will be preschool teachers, 3,590 will be kindergarten teachers, and 25,580 will be elementary school teachers. This growth projected for early childhood education professionals in Arizona is slower than the growth projected for early childhood education professionals nationwide.

Salary

Early childhood education professionals in Phoenix earn $39,305 per year on average. But, salaries for early childhood education professionals can vary. In 2010, early childhood education professionals made as little as less than $25,423 per year or as much as more than $70,940 per year in Phoenix.

The early childhood education professionals with highest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Preschool Director - $44,570 per year
  2. Elementary School Teacher - $42,710 per year
  3. Kindergarten Teacher - $42,360 per year

The early childhood education professionals with lowest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Kindergarten Teacher - $42,360 per year
  2. Preschool Teacher - $27,580 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Phoenix statistics regarding an early childhood education career after graduating from an early childhood education training program at the early childhood education certificate, early childhood education associate's degree, early childhood education bachelor's degree, early childhood education master's degree, or early childhood education doctoral degree levels. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or .

 
 

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Early Childhood Education in Phoenix, AZ

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 12,650 $42,710 -51.0%
2
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education + 4,370 $27,580 6.3%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 1,860 $42,360 42.0%
4
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program + 870 $44,570 52.6%
 

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