If you decide that you want to get an early childhood education degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 early childhood education schools in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester has a general population of 172,648 and an overall student population of 31,163. Approximately 15,580 of Worcester's students are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Quinsigamond Community College is the largest early childhood education school in Worcester, based on student population. In 2010, Quinsigamond Community College graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in early childhood education.
A total of 84 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education from early childhood education schools in Worcester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,948 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Worcester early childhood education schools was an average of $30,988 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $901 for early childhood education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,413 per year, on average, for room and board at Worcester-based early childhood education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,947.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Worcester, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 early childhood education professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Worcester area. Worcester's early childhood education professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an early childhood education professional in Worcester is $63,410 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.
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