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Early Childhood Education Schools in Alabama

228 Child development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Early Childhood Education major is the 8th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Alabama

Child development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 134
Master’s Degree 86
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a child development major is more popular with women than with men.

Early Childhood Education Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 22.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Early Childhood Education Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Alabama

2,480 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $24,800, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Alabama that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%. 75% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Auburn will pay a net price of $23,696.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,200 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. The 7.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
21,923 Total Students

A typical student attending UAB will pay a net price of $17,005. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UAB. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,885 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $14,611. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,488 Total Students

The average student takes 4.81 years to complete their degree at UNA. A typical student attending UNA will pay a net price of $12,557. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. A typical student attending USA will pay a net price of $14,871. The student loan default rate is 8.40% which is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,479 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 93% of students get financical aid. 68% of the teachers are full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
4,413 Total Students

In their early career, Alabama State grads earn an average salary of $22,600. 93% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.94 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
6,106 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,444. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,379 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. An average student at Spring Hill will pay a net price of $19,718.

Early Childhood Education Careers in AL

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 8% $21,460
Kindergarten Teachers 3% $44,620

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to child development.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Elementary Education 1,169
Secondary Education 538
Teacher Education 271
Adult & Continuing Education 78
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 21

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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