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Early Childhood Education Schools in Maryland

In 2018-2019, 352 students earned their Child development degrees in MD.

An Early Childhood Education major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 177
Associate’s Degree 135
Master’s Degree 40

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 11.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 69.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.3%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Early Childhood Education Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Maryland

There are 12,010 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $38,440, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Maryland that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,709 Total Students

The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Towson. In their early career, Towson grads earn an average salary of $40,700. A typical student attending Towson will pay a net price of $18,186.

#2

Salisbury University

Salisbury
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,617 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,178 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,656. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,600 a year.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,655 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,268. 43% of students get financical aid.

#5

Montgomery College

Rockville
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,260 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,585.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,724 Total Students

In their early career, Coppin grads earn an average salary of $28,500. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 48% of the teachers are full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,848 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,126 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,767. Of all the students who attend this school, 41% get financial aid.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,705 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,900.

#10

Hood College

Frederick
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,002 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,732 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,923.

Early Childhood Education Careers in MD

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 8% $64,460
Preschool Teachers 8% $31,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Elementary Education 560
Secondary Education 158
Montessori Teacher Education 127
Teacher Development & Methodology 64
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 52
Middle School Education & Teaching 27
Teacher Education 27

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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