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Early Childhood Education Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 435 students earned their Child development degrees in MI.

In terms of popularity, Early Childhood Education is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 81 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 237
Associate’s Degree 107
Master’s Degree 76
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 79.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Early Childhood Education Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Michigan

There are 10,720 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Michigan

Child development grads earn an average of $35,010 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Michigan that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Rochester College

Rochester Hills
57 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
1,087 Total Students

An average student at Rochester College will pay a net price of $15,971. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,600 a year.

#2

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,362 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,100 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. A typical student attending Central Michigan will pay a net price of $15,677.

#3

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
8,251 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 8.10% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.91 years.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
17,784 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. 98% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $15,394.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
21,470 Total Students

In their early career, WMU grads earn an average salary of $32,300. This public school has an average net price of $19,119. The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at WMU.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
1,984 Total Students

In their early career, Lake Superior State University grads earn an average salary of $29,500. The full-time teacher rate is 93%. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

#6

Henry Ford College

Dearborn
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,146 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 83% of students get financical aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
9,191 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,208. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.87 years.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,999 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
511 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,033. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Early Childhood Education Careers in MI

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 12% $31,390
Kindergarten Teachers 9% $58,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Elementary Education 784
Secondary Education 176
Teacher Development & Methodology 69
Teacher Education 21
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 1

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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