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Early Childhood Development

at Pine Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Early Childhood Development program is designed to prepare students as child development professionals in a variety of settings. Courses include child development, family dynamics, teaching strategies, children with special needs and more. Courses are delivered in a convenient and flexible format -- during the day and in the evenings, plus, courses are enhanced with online delivery so learners may collaborate with peers via virtual class discussions, e-mail and message boards. These courses meet the Minnesota Department of Human Services requirements for childcare workers.


Program Locations

  • Pine Technical and Community College 55063

Labor Market Information

  • Nannies

  • Median wage: $10.92/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Preschool Teachers

  • Median wage: $15.57/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Teacher Assistants

  • Median wage: $30,182/year-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Childcare Workers

  • Median wage: $10.92/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Pine Technical and Community College
Pine Technical and Community College
900 Fourth St. S.E. Pine City, MN 55063 Toll-Free: (800) 521-7463 Local: (320) 629-5100 TTY: (320) 629-1030 Email: information@pine.edu