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Early Childhood Education

Technical Certificate of Credit

Nancy Hickey
731-424-3520
nhickey@jscc.edu

Program and Career Description

The Early Childhood Education Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in early childcare settings. Courses offered in the program meet TECTA certificate requirements.

Program Requirements

Course Title Credits
EDU 1120 Introduction to Teaching  3
EDU 2230 Human Growth and Development  3
ECED 2310 Safe, Healthy Learning Environments  3
ECED 2315 Early Childhood Curriculum  3
ECED 2340 Family Dynamics and Community Involvement  3
ECED 2385 Math and Science in Early Childhood  3
EDU 2100 or
ECED 2335 or
ECED 2386 or
ECED 2186
and ECED 2286
Introduction to Special Education or
Initial Practicum or Special Topics
 3
  Total 21

Projected Income

Estimated Salary Range
Career Experienced Salary Range
Preschool Teacher $28,040+

Salaries are not guaranteed. Data provided by Jobs4TN

Accreditation Information

Jackson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.