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A.A. in Early Childhood Education: Career Outlook

Help Children Flourish in the Classroom

Pursue a career that allows you to impact children’s lives. Your associate degree in early childhood education degree prepares you for employment in daycares, preschools, and school districts. You can also consider careers in fields like education administration, human services, or mental health.

Preschool Teacher


Teach language, motor, and social skills to young children. In this role, you’ll educate and care for children who have not yet entered kindergarten.

Teacher Assistant


Work alongside licensed teachers to support student instruction. You’ll help with lesson plans and student behavior.2

Other positions you could qualify for with your associate degree in early childhood education:

  • Behavioral technician
  • Infant teacher
  • In-home childcare provider
  • Nanny
  • Social or human service assistant
  • Toddler teacher

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By filling out the form, you’ll:

  • Gain access to a dedicated enrollment counselor who is ready to answer all of your questions.
  • Take one more step towards achieving your career goals.

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Support Beyond Your Graduation Date

In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll benefit from a wide range of support during your time as a student that will extend throughout your professional journey as an alumnus. That’s part of how 95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation.

Job & Internship Board

Handshake is CSP’s job and internship board and it offers more than 20,000 opportunities to students and alumni. You’ll have an online login to easily stay on top of ways to enhance your career.

Personalized Career Development

Need help with resumes and cover letters, networking, social media, and job searching? From mock interviews to 1:1 phone appointments with a career advisor, you’ll receive the expert assistance you need to achieve your goals.

Job Fairs

More than 600 students and alumni attended various job fairs throughout the year. Get in front of top employers that are eager to connect with CSP’s current and former students.

Even More Forms of Support

The Office of Career Development staff is dedicated to supporting students and alumni on their path to find meaningful work. Including expert services from the office to partnerships with faculty and more, you’ll have several ways to get help and boost your career.