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Early Childhood Education Careers Make the Grade

Expand your knowledge of how to help children succeed in life and in academics with your undergraduate certificate. Early childhood education careers are plentiful in the U.S. and specialized early childhood education skills are highly valued by parents, teachers and directors of facilities that care for and teach children, particularly preschoolers and toddlers.

  • 1,329,900JOBS
  • The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that 1,329,900 people will be employed as childcare providers by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Prepare for early childhood education careers in our convenient, online certificate program. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Childcare Workers (January 13, 2016).