Early Childhood Education Schools In California

California has 60 accredited early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty who teach early childhood education classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of early childhood education and early childhood education training in California, 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. Allan Hancock College

    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, California 93454-6399

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  2. Bethany University

    800 Bethany Dr, Scotts Valley, California 95066-2898

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  3. Bethesda Christian University

    730 N. Euclid St, Anaheim, California 92801

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  4. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  5. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  6. California State University-Bakersfield

    9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311-1099

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  7. California State University-Stanislaus

    One University Circle, Turlock, California 95382-0299

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  8. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  9. California State University-Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747-0005

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  10. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  11. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

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  12. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  13. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  14. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  15. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  16. CET-Sobrato

    701 Vine St, San Jose, California 95110

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  17. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  18. Chabot College

    25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, California 94545

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  19. De Anza College

    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014

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  20. East Los Angeles College

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754-6099

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  21. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  22. Fresno Pacific University

    1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709

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  23. Gavilan College

    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, California 95020

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  24. Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses

    6650 Inglewood Ave, Stockton, California 95207-3896

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  25. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

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  26. Long Beach City College

    4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, California 90808-1706

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  27. Los Angeles Pierce College

    6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, California 91371-0002

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  28. Los Angeles Valley College

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

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  29. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

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  30. Loyola Marymount University

    One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

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  31. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  32. Mills College

    5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94613

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  33. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  34. Modesto Junior College

    435 College Ave, Modesto, California 95350-5800

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  35. Mount St. Mary's College

    12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599

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  36. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

    1499 N. State S., San Jacinto, California 92583-2399

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  37. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

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  38. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  39. Pacific Union College

    One Angwin Ave, Angwin, California 94508-9707

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  40. Palomar College

    1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487

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  41. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  42. Point Loma Nazarene University

    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

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  43. Rio Hondo College

    3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616

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  44. Riverside Community College

    4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, California 92506

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  45. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  46. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

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  47. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  48. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  49. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

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  50. Santa Monica College

    1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405-1628

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  51. Shasta Bible College and Graduate School

    2951 Goodwater Ave., Redding, California 96002

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  52. San Bernardino Valley College

    701 South Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino, California 92410-2798

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  53. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

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  54. West Los Angeles College

    9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519

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  55. Whittier College

    13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, California 90601

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  56. Brandman University- Part of the Chapman University System

    16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, California 92618

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  57. Las Positas College

    3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, California 94551-7650

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  58. University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus

    3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100, San Diego, California 92123-4403

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  59. Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education

    4640 Maine Ave, Baldwin Park, California 91706-4221

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  60. Norco College

    2001 Third St, Norco, California 92860

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Cities

  1. Early Childhood Education Schools in Los Angeles, CA4 Schools
  2. Early Childhood Education Schools in Fresno, CA3 Schools
  3. Early Childhood Education Schools in San Diego, CA3 Schools
  4. Early Childhood Education Schools in Riverside, CA2 Schools
  5. Early Childhood Education Schools in Whittier, CA2 Schools
  6. Early Childhood Education Schools in San Jose, CA2 Schools
  7. Early Childhood Education Schools in La Verne, CA1 Schools
  8. Early Childhood Education Schools in Santa Maria, CA1 Schools
  9. Early Childhood Education Schools in Modesto, CA1 Schools
  10. Early Childhood Education Schools in Monterey Park, CA1 Schools
  11. Early Childhood Education Schools in Turlock, CA1 Schools
  12. Early Childhood Education Schools in Norco, CA1 Schools
  13. Early Childhood Education Schools in San Francisco, CA1 Schools
  14. Early Childhood Education Schools in Chico, CA1 Schools
  15. Early Childhood Education Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  16. Early Childhood Education Schools in Sacramento, CA1 Schools
  17. Early Childhood Education Schools in Redding, CA1 Schools
  18. Early Childhood Education Schools in San Marcos, CA1 Schools
  19. Early Childhood Education Schools in Angwin, CA1 Schools
  20. Early Childhood Education Schools in Hayward, CA1 Schools
  21. Early Childhood Education Schools in San Bernardino, CA1 Schools
  22. Early Childhood Education Schools in Livermore, CA1 Schools
  23. Early Childhood Education Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools
  24. Early Childhood Education Schools in Culver City, CA1 Schools
  25. Early Childhood Education Schools in San Jacinto, CA1 Schools
  26. Early Childhood Education Schools in Oakland, CA1 Schools
  27. Early Childhood Education Schools in Santa Monica, CA1 Schools
  28. Early Childhood Education Schools in Irvine, CA1 Schools
  29. Early Childhood Education Schools in Cupertino, CA1 Schools
  30. Early Childhood Education Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  31. Early Childhood Education Schools in Gilroy, CA1 Schools
  32. Early Childhood Education Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  33. Early Childhood Education Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  34. Early Childhood Education Schools in Santa Clara, CA1 Schools
  35. Early Childhood Education Schools in Carson, CA1 Schools
  36. Early Childhood Education Schools in Anaheim, CA1 Schools
  37. Early Childhood Education Schools in Scotts Valley, CA1 Schools
  38. Early Childhood Education Schools in Long Beach, CA1 Schools
  39. Early Childhood Education Schools in Fullerton, CA1 Schools
  40. Early Childhood Education Schools in Pasadena, CA1 Schools
  41. Early Childhood Education Schools in Bakersfield, CA1 Schools
  42. Early Childhood Education Schools in Stockton, CA1 Schools
  43. Early Childhood Education Schools in Baldwin Park, CA1 Schools
  44. Early Childhood Education Schools in San Luis Obispo, CA1 Schools
  45. Early Childhood Education Schools in Merced, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

California 256,080
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals that work in the US, approximately 12% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In California

258,980 267,260 272,830 277,480 256,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of early childhood education professionals is shrinking in California. 2,900 less early childhood education professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of early childhood education professionals has shrunk by 1%. 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 California

$46,035 $47,690 $49,585 $50,640 $51,960
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
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 California. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $46,035 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in California

10th percentile
$31,168
25th percentile
$38,150
50th percentile
$48,935
75th percentile
$62,428
90th percentile
$77,460

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 149% pay differential between the highest paid early childhood education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of early childhood education in California.

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

Early Childhood Education
$51,960
Educational Leadership
$86,700
Elementary Education
$72,888
Special Education
$66,410

In California, 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 California

associate
17
bachelor
26
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
37
Total89

As the number of early childhood education professionals is decreasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 60 accredited early childhood education schools in California state is decreasing. In California, there were 10,351 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,473 graduates from early childhood education courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 76% percent decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in California. 42% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in California

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