Early Childhood Education Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 43 accredited early childhood education schools where early childhood education faculty who teach early childhood education classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in early childhood education in the state of Massachusetts, which encompasses 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. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  3. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  4. Bay Path College

    588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106

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  5. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  6. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  7. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

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  8. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

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  9. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  10. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  11. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  12. Cambridge College

    1000 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  13. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  14. Curry College

    1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186-2395

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  15. Dean College

    99 Main Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038-1941

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  16. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  17. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  18. Fisher College

    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  19. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  20. Framingham State University

    100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

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  21. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  22. Greenfield Community College

    One College Dr, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301-9739

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  23. Hebrew College

    160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, Massachusetts 02459-2237

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  24. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  25. Lesley University

    29 Everett St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2790

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  26. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  27. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  28. Mount Wachusett Community College

    444 Green St, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440-1000

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  29. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  30. Northern Essex Community College

    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399

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  31. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  32. Quincy College

    24 Saville Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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  33. Quinsigamond Community College

    670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606-2092

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  34. Roxbury Community College

    1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400

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  35. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  36. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  37. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  38. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  39. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  40. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  41. Wheelock College

    200 the Riverway, Boston, Massachusetts 02215-4176

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  42. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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  43. Urban College of Boston

    178 Tremont St 7th Fl, Boston, Massachusetts 02111-1093

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Cities

  1. Early Childhood Education Schools in Boston, MA6 Schools
  2. Early Childhood Education Schools in Worcester, MA3 Schools
  3. Early Childhood Education Schools in Springfield, MA3 Schools
  4. Early Childhood Education Schools in Cambridge, MA2 Schools
  5. Early Childhood Education Schools in Newton, MA2 Schools
  6. Early Childhood Education Schools in Quincy, MA2 Schools
  7. Early Childhood Education Schools in Longmeadow, MA1 Schools
  8. Early Childhood Education Schools in Pittsfield, MA1 Schools
  9. Early Childhood Education Schools in Greenfield, MA1 Schools
  10. Early Childhood Education Schools in Chestnut Hill, MA1 Schools
  11. Early Childhood Education Schools in Fitchburg, MA1 Schools
  12. Early Childhood Education Schools in Gardner, MA1 Schools
  13. Early Childhood Education Schools in Milton, MA1 Schools
  14. Early Childhood Education Schools in South Lancaster, MA1 Schools
  15. Early Childhood Education Schools in Bridgewater, MA1 Schools
  16. Early Childhood Education Schools in Barnstable, MA1 Schools
  17. Early Childhood Education Schools in Paxton, MA1 Schools
  18. Early Childhood Education Schools in Framingham, MA1 Schools
  19. Early Childhood Education Schools in Fall River, MA1 Schools
  20. Early Childhood Education Schools in Bedford, MA1 Schools
  21. Early Childhood Education Schools in Haverhill, MA1 Schools
  22. Early Childhood Education Schools in Beverly, MA1 Schools
  23. Early Childhood Education Schools in Danvers, MA1 Schools
  24. Early Childhood Education Schools in Salem, MA1 Schools
  25. Early Childhood Education Schools in Chicopee, MA1 Schools
  26. Early Childhood Education Schools in Wenham, MA1 Schools
  27. Early Childhood Education Schools in Westfield, MA1 Schools
  28. Early Childhood Education Schools in Franklin, MA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Massachusetts 48,170
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Massachusetts

53,000 53,450 52,070 50,090 48,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, the field of early childhood education is shrinking. In Massachusetts, 4,830 less early childhood education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has shrunk by 9% 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 Massachusetts

$46,450 $46,908 $49,040 $50,762 $52,550
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of early childhood education professionals is declining, the salaries earned by early childhood education professionals are increasing. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $46,450 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,550 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$31,602
25th percentile
$39,732
50th percentile
$50,978
75th percentile
$63,108
90th percentile
$76,428

Thus, early childhood education professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. 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 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

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

Early Childhood Education
$52,550
Educational Leadership
$85,390
Elementary Education
$67,875
Special Education
$59,923

In Massachusetts, early childhood education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
21
bachelor
28
master
18
doctor
0
Certificate
16
Total83

As the number of early childhood education professionals is decreasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 43 accredited early childhood education schools in Massachusetts state is increasing. In 2006 there were 782 early childhood education graduates from early childhood education courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 886 graduates.

Thus there was a 13% percent increase in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. A majority of these graduates, or 34%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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