Frederick, Maryland has 2 early childhood education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in early childhood education. With an overall population of 52,767 and a student population of 9,200, approximately 8,726 of Frederick students attend one of Frederick's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Hood College is the largest early childhood education school in Frederick, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Hood College.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education from early childhood education schools in Frederick in 2010. In 2009 tuition at early childhood education schools in Frederick was $15,400 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Frederick. And if you live on campus at one of the Frederick-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,440 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,711.
Many early childhood education graduates choose to work as early childhood education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Frederick, your job prospects are good. There were 28,420 early childhood education professionals working in Maryland and 3,380 working in the greater Frederick area in 2010. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Frederick will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
As an early childhood education professional in Frederick, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for early childhood education professionals in the state.
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