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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Becky Lewis

Becky Lewis
ECS Student

"I have really enjoyed my experiences at Allan Hancock College. The college has enabled me to pursue the training and knowledge necessary to become a preschool teacher in our local community. The staff has been extremely supportive and encouraging."
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Last Modified Jan 21, 2014