Early Childhood Education Schools In Tennessee

There are 31 accredited early childhood education schools in Tennessee for faculty who teach early childhood education classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the early childhood education academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in 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. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  2. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  3. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  4. Cleveland State Community College

    3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tennessee 37312

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  5. Columbia State Community College

    1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, Tennessee 38401

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  6. Dyersburg State Community College

    1510 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024-2411

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  7. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  8. Free Will Baptist Bible College

    3606 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37205-0117

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  9. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  10. Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald

    813 West Main, Hohenwald, Tennessee 38462-2201

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  11. Jackson State Community College

    2046 North Pky, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-3797

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  12. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  13. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  14. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  15. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  16. Motlow State Community College

    6015 Ledford Mill Road, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388

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  17. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  18. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

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  19. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  20. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

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  21. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  22. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  23. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  24. Tennessee Technological University

    1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001

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  25. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  26. Northeast State Community College

    2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246

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  27. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  28. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  29. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  30. Volunteer State Community College

    1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188

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  31. Walters State Community College

    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

Tennessee 44,510
National 2,079,010

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

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In Tennessee

41,910 40,270 44,220 43,780 44,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of early childhood education professionals is growing in Tennessee. In 2010 there were 2,600 more early childhood education professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, in Tennessee, this field has grown by 6% in four years. This growth 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 Tennessee

$32,853 $33,963 $36,285 $37,905 $38,415
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of early childhood education professionals is growing, the salaries earned by early childhood education professionals are increasing. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $32,853 per year, and in 2010 they made $38,415 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$26,335
25th percentile
$29,672
50th percentile
$35,505
75th percentile
$45,575
90th percentile
$56,895

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Tennessee state, within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid early childhood education professionals earn 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Early Childhood Education
$38,415
Educational Leadership
$65,098
Elementary Education
$51,880
Special Education
$46,133

Early childhood education professionals in Tennessee earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
19
master
4
doctor
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Certificate
10
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The number of students graduating from the 31 accredited early childhood education schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 421 early childhood education graduates from early childhood education courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 573 graduates.

This represents a 36% increase in the number of early childhood education degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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