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What Can You Do With An Early Childhood Education Degree?

Kindergarten Teacher1

University of the Cumberlands’ Early Childhood Education Bachelor's Degree online program will give you the tools you need to make a difference through teaching. Kindergarten teachers are going to be needed for years to come, as the growth rate for kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to hold steady through to 2028 at 6 percent.

Preschool Teacher2

If you want to make an impact when they’re really young, consider a career in preschool areas like a Head Start program. Preschool teachers are in demand with a 10 percent growth rate projected by 2028 and a median annual salary of $30,520.


  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Group Teacher
  • Head Start Teacher
  • Pre-K Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant

“$59,420” Median Annual Pay for Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers1

1Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers
2Preschool Teachers