Child Development/Early Childhood Studies
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Shape the Future
College is a time for shaping your own future, but some individuals are even more concerned with shaping the future of our world. If this describes you, then San Jacinto College is where you need to be. Our certificate and associate’s degree programs are designed for those who want to have a positive impact on society through our children.
Enter a Field Full of Opportunities
We give you the knowledge, technical skills and tools you need to enter the child development profession. A wide variety of agencies, companies and schools – private, nonprofit, religious, corporate, government, education –will be ready to utilize your talents when you graduate. You may become a teacher, a teacher’s aide or an agency administrator, to name just a few opportunities. The median salary for a preschool teacher is $32,446 per year,* while that for a preschool administrator is $42,259.* You can also use your degree to launch yourself into a four-year bachelor’s program in education.
*Source: texaswages.com, Gulf Coast region