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Early Childhood Education Schools in Georgia

1,834 Child development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 1st most popular major out of a total 68 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 519
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 484
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 484
Bachelor’s Degree 416
Master’s Degree 397
Post-Master’s Certificate 17
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 33.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 55.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Early Childhood Education Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Georgia

19,150 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $30,910, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in Georgia that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

213 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

91% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending UGA will pay a net price of $13,971. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#2

Piedmont College

Demorest
179 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,449 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,000 a year. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $17,894.

#3

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville
100 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,812 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,976.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,219 Total Students

In their early career, CGTC grads earn an average salary of $20,000. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,427.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,211 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,083 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $19,600 after graduation. 36% of the teachers are full time.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,905 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,112.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,837 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $2,172. In their early career, Georgia Northwestern Technical College grads earn an average salary of $24,600. 91% of students get financical aid.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,181 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $698. The full-time teacher rate is 43%.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,076 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,194. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years.

Early Childhood Education Careers in GA

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 15% $53,730
Preschool Teachers 14% $28,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Elementary Education 1,586
Middle School Education & Teaching 516
Teacher Development & Methodology 338
Secondary Education 295
Teacher Education 209
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 161
Adult & Continuing Education 24

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