Basic Certificates in Early Childhood Education
Education Levels of Child development Majors
During the 2019-2020 academic year, 5,389 students earned their basic certificate in child development. This makes it the 1st most popular basic certificate program in the country.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in child development at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Child development Majors With Basic Certificates
More women than men pursue their basic certificate in child development. About 97.1% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of child development basic certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||866|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,300|
Most Popular Child development Programs for Basic Certificates
There are 210 colleges that offer a basic certificate in child development. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to child development that offer basic certificates.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Teacher Development & Methodology||39|
*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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