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Early Childhood Education Schools in West Virginia

In 2018-2019, 16 students earned their Child development degrees in WV.

As a degree choice, Early Childhood Education is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 12
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 12.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 12.5%
Early Childhood Education Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in West Virginia

There are 2,800 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in West Virginia

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $32,560. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in West Virginia that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,776 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,768 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,828. 84% of students get financical aid.


Marshall University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,894. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 96% of students get financical aid.

Early Childhood Education Careers in WV

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 7% $46,730
Preschool Teachers 6% $29,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Elementary Education 275
Secondary Education 170
Teacher Development & Methodology 50
Middle School Education & Teaching 48
Teacher Education 34
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 9

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