Early Childhood Education

Technical Certificate of Credit

Nancy Hickey

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
  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.