Iowa Preschool Teachers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Preschool Teachers in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ames, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Davenport and Dubuque
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Waterloo, Des Moines and Davenport

Schools for Preschool Teachers in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Preschool Teacher Training Schools in Iowa

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: AA/Early Childhood Education, MA/Education - Child Development, MA/Education - Early Childhood Education, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Master, Bachelor

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, MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
Kaplan University - KHE
Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: BS in Early Childhood, Bachelor of Science in Psychology : Child Development, Master of Arts: Teaching, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, 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, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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

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, M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education , MA in Teaching - Elementary Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master

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, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies, M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Instructional Design & Technology
  • Degrees: Master

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Education - Data Driven Instruction , Certificate in Ministry Leadership, Associate in Ministry Leadership, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Certificate, Associate
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More Iowa Preschool Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
Grand View University Des Moines Bachelor 1,748
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant Bachelor 834
Loras College Dubuque Masters 1,591
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool Teachers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Preschool Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Preschool Teachers 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


Ames 120 $27340 1.04
Iowa City 200 $30260 0.82
Cedar Rapids 350 $22990 0.91
Des Moines 1400 $23640 1.51
West Des Moines 1400 $23640 1.51
Dubuque 120 $26590 0.77
Waterloo 200 $22950 0.84
Cedar Falls 200 $22950 0.84
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