Minnesota Child Care Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Child Care Workers in Minnesota

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Fast Facts for Child Care Workers in Minnesota

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Duluth and St. Cloud
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rochester and Minneapolis
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Minneapolis and Duluth

Salaries for Child Care Workers in Minnesota

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Minneapolis and St. Cloud

Schools for Child Care Workers in Minnesota are listed below.

Selected Child Care Worker Schools in Minnesota

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  • Programs: Child Care Professional
  • Degrees: Diploma

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Undergraduate in Early Childhood, Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education*
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed. - Program Specialist in Early Childhood Specialist
  • Degrees: Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education (MEd plus Certification) - Online, Early Childhood Education (Certificate Only) - Online, Early Childhood Education (Master of Education) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education, Early Childhood Education - EdS, Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education
  • Degrees: Master
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More Minnesota Child Care Worker Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alexandria Technical College Alexandria Associate 2,249
Central Lakes College-Brainerd Brainerd Associate 3,343
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount Associate 2,864
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet Associate 2,197
Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park Associate 5,582
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights Associate 5,736
Itasca Community College Grand Rapids Associate 1,157
Mesabi Range Community and Technical College Virginia Associate 1,411
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis Associate 9,188
Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Winona Associate 2,010
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls Associate 6,164
Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls Associate 2,943
Northwest Technical College Bemidji Associate 1,226
Pine Technical College Pine City Associate 783
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester Associate 5,898
Saint Cloud Technical College Saint Cloud Associate 3,909
Saint Paul College Saint Paul Associate 4,990
South Central College North Mankato Associate 3,639

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Child Care Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Minnesota. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Child Care Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Child Care Workers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Rochester 490 $20990 1.05
St. Cloud 280 $19350 0.66
Mankato 230 $18690 1.11
North Mankato 230 $18690 1.11
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