Early Childhood Careers

Jobs you can get with an early childhood education degree

In order to find success in today's job market, you need to obtain a degree geared towards an in-demand career. Our career-focused Early Childhood and Child Study degrees prepare you with the skills and competencies needed to be successful in various early childhood settings. Parents, families, and communities need devoted, nurturing — and knowledgeable — professionals to focus on building children's skills in all areas including language and literacy, social and emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

A wide range of child study and early childhood career options

Child Study and Early Childhood Education graduates can find careers and professions such as:

BS Child Study:

  • Child advocate
  • Child specialist with the Department of Children and Families
  • Curriculum coordinator
  • Infant, toddler, and preschool teacher
  • Early childhood director
  • Entry level in social service agency
  • Licensing specialist with the Department of Public Health
  • School readiness teacher

AS Early Childhood Education:

  • Family resource worker
  • Paraprofessional
  • Private sector infant, toddler, or preschool teacher
  • School readiness assistant teacher

Lifetime career services for our Child Study and Early Childhood Education graduates

Our career services team is here to provide you with a lifetime of career development support — at no cost. Career services offers a range of services including resume and cover letter writing assistance, networking, workshops, mock interviewing, individual counseling, career fairs, and more. Our goal is to assist you as you move forward on your career journey!

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