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Early Childhood Education Schools in Missouri

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

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 11th most popular major out of a total 71 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 234
Master’s Degree 11
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 89.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.0%
Early Childhood Education Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Missouri

There are 7,220 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $30,440, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Missouri that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years. This public school has an average net price of $16,526.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
10,637 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,113. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Southeast Missouri State University.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,821 Total Students

In their early career, CMU CGES grads earn an average salary of $30,900. This private school has an average net price of $15,975. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

In their early career, Mizzou grads earn an average salary of $39,400. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,480.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
5,608 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 61% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
5,309 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,800 a year. It takes the average student 4.28 years to graduate.

#7

Webster University

Saint Louis
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
9,860 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,013 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $25,045.

#10

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
8,392 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.46 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $34,400 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

Early Childhood Education Careers in MO

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 10% $27,390
Kindergarten Teachers 6% $47,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Elementary Education 1,373
Secondary Education 468
Middle School Education & Teaching 154
Teacher Development & Methodology 132
Teacher Education 118
Adult & Continuing Education 5

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

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