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Urban Early Childhood Education

at Metropolitan State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed to meet the needs of urban schools for teachers who can improve students educational achievement. Graduates will teach students in formal settings prior to beginning regular elementary school, usually ranging in age from three to six years (or grade one), depending on the school system or state regulations. There is a focus on preparing diverse, reflective and resilient teachers who are outstanding in their commitment to teaching urban youth and providing equal educational opportunity.

Program Locations

  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106

Labor Market Information

  • Kindergarten Teachers

  • Median wage: $53,153/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Preschool Teachers

  • Median wage: $15.98/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Metropolitan State University
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh St. St. Paul, MN 55106 Toll-Free: (844) 456-3876 Local: (651) 793-1302 TTY: (651) 772-7687 Email: gateway@metrostate.edu