What Can I Do With A Major In Early Childhood Education?

Description of Major

This major educates students about how to provide learning opportunities for students and to develop personal and professional skills necessary for implementing inclusive learning environments for children from age three to eight, in pre-kindergarten through third grade.

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in public or private education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for early childhood education graduates, including:

Assistant Teacher Audiovisual Specialist
Camp Director Child Advocate                     
Child Care Aide                    Children's Activity Director             
Curriculum Specialist                     Day Care Provider
Early Childhood Teacher Educational Consultant
Educational Materials Sales Representative Educational Researcher                  
Peace Corps Volunteer                  Preschool Teacher
School Board Member           State Education Official
Student Affairs Representative  Teacher Aide
Tutor Youth Advocate

Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.

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