Early Childhood Education Schools In Arizona

There are 24 accredited early childhood education schools in Arizona for faculty who teach early childhood education classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of early childhood education and early childhood education training in Arizona, which includes early childhood education training at the following levels:

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Masters degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Brown Mackie College-Tucson

    4585 E Speedway Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85712

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Dine College

    Tsaile, Arizona 86556

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Tohono O'Odham Community College

    Highway 86, Mile Post 115.5 N, Sells, Arizona 85634-3129

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Arizona 32,060
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Arizona

47,270 48,460 10,740 36,450 32,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, early childhood education is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 15,210 less early childhood education professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has shrunk by 32% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for early childhood education professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of early childhood education professionals working around the nation.

Early Childhood Education VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$32,928 $35,243 $36,878 $38,025 $38,412
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to early childhood education professionals are growing in Arizona. The mean salary for early childhood education professionals in 2006 was $32,928 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,412 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$25,318
25th percentile
$29,832
50th percentile
$35,718
75th percentile
$45,020
90th percentile
$56,330

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid early childhood education professionals earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Early childhood education professionals and related professions in Arizona

Early Childhood Education
$38,412
Educational Leadership
$73,872
Elementary Education
$50,200
Special Education
$44,080

In Arizona, early childhood education professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
19
bachelor
7
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
20
Total53

As the number of early childhood education professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 24 accredited early childhood education schools in Arizona state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 819 early childhood education graduates from early childhood education courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 778 graduates.

This represents a 5% decrease in the number of early childhood education degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a undergraduate certificate in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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