Career Opportunities

ECSEarning an associate in science degree or a certificate in early childhood studies from Allan Hancock College will provide you with the skills necessary to pursue a successful career in positions such as:

  • Teacher of Young Children, Infancy through Preschool
  • Teacher of School-age Children in Child Education Care
  • Director of Children's Program or Centers
  • Recreational Activities Leader
  • Family Child Care Business
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • College Child Development Instructor
  • Children's Book Author
  • Child Psychologist

 According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, childcare workers in California earned a mean annual wage of $23,170 in 2008. With more education, pay increases. Preschool and special education teachers earned a mean salary in the range of $26,610 - $52,970 nationally.

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Claudia Diaz

Claudia Diaz
ECS Student

The thing I like about the college is the campus itself and the variety of classes the college offers. I also like that the instructors are supportive and always available to help students whenever they need it. After getting my degree, my goal is to finish my transfer units and continue with my bachelor degree."
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Last Modified Jan 21, 2014