Missouri Preschool Teachers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Preschool Teachers in Missouri

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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Missouri

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbia, Jefferson City and St. Joseph
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Kansas City and St. Louis
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Missouri

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: St. Louis, Kansas City and Joplin

Schools for Preschool Teachers in Missouri are listed below.

Selected Preschool Teacher Training Schools in Missouri

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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

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

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

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

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

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  • Programs: Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology, Master's (M.Ed.) - Curriculum and Instruction for Educators
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More Missouri Preschool Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Baptist Bible College and Graduate School Springfield Masters & First Professional 636
Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette Masters 2,494
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette Bachelor 934
College of the Ozarks Point Lookout Bachelor 1,364
Crowder College Neosho Associate 3,317
Evangel University Springfield Masters 1,657
Fontbonne University Saint Louis Masters 2,969
Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal Masters 1,184
Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis Bachelor 1,882
Lincoln University Jefferson City Jefferson City Masters 3,156
Lindenwood University Saint Charles Doctorate 9,633
Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis Doctorate 3,422
Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis Masters 4,598
Missouri Southern State University Joplin Masters 5,593
Missouri State University Springfield Doctorate 19,348
Northwest Missouri State University Maryville Masters 6,511
Park University Parkville Masters 13,259
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau Masters 10,624
University of Central Missouri Warrensburg Masters 10,918
University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia Doctorate 28,405
University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City Doctorate 14,442
University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis Doctorate 15,527
Webster University Saint Louis Doctorate 19,398

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool Teachers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Missouri. 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


Jefferson City 0 $40790 0
Columbia 250 $21940 1.05
Joplin 70 $29120 0.33
Springfield 330 $19370 0.62
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