Ohio Preschool Teachers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Preschool Teachers in Ohio

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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Akron and Cleveland
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Mansfield, Sandusky and Lima
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Mansfield, Sandusky and Springfield

Schools for Preschool Teachers in Ohio are listed below.

Selected Preschool Teacher Training Schools in Ohio

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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

Advance your teaching career with an online master's degree from University of Southern California Rossier School of Education.

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology, Master's (M.Ed.) - Curriculum and Instruction for Educators
  • Degrees: Master

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

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement - Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

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

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
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More Ohio Preschool Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Antioch University McGregor Yellow Springs Masters 681
Ashland University Ashland Doctorate 6,493
Baldwin-Wallace College Berea Masters 4,383
Bluffton University Bluffton Masters 1,117
Bowling Green State University-Firelands Huron Bachelor 2,065
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green Doctorate 18,619
Capital University Columbus Masters & First Professional 3,713
Cedarville University Cedarville Masters 3,055
Central Ohio Technical College Newark Associate 3,100
Central State University Wilberforce Masters 2,022
Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati Masters 1,051
Clark State Community College Springfield Associate 3,383
Cleveland State University Cleveland Doctorate & First Professional 15,038
College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Doctorate 2,282
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland Associate 24,563
Davis College Toledo Toledo Associate 484
Defiance College Defiance Masters 973
Heidelberg University Tiffin Masters 1,584
Hocking College Nelsonville Associate 4,341
John Carroll University Cleveland Masters 3,766
Kent State University Kent Campus Kent Doctorate 22,819
Lake Erie College Painesville Masters 941
Lorain County Community College Elyria Associate 10,769
Lourdes College Sylvania Masters 2,021
Malone University Canton Masters 2,371
Marietta College Marietta Masters 1,605
Miami University-Oxford Oxford Doctorate 15,968
Mount Union College Alliance Bachelor 2,138
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon Masters 2,675
Muskingum College New Concord Masters 2,099
Notre Dame College Cleveland Masters 1,490
Ohio Dominican University Columbus Masters 3,082
Ohio Northern University Ada Doctorate 3,603
Ohio University-Main Campus Athens Doctorate 21,089
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware Bachelor 1,986
Otterbein College Westerville Doctorate 3,107
Owens Community College Perrysburg Associate 19,853
Shawnee State University Portsmouth Masters 3,699
Sinclair Community College Dayton Associate 18,691
Southern State Community College Hillsboro Associate 2,436
Stark State College of Technology North Canton Associate 8,238
Terra State Community College Fremont Associate 2,495
Union Institute & University Cincinnati Doctorate 1,719
University of Akron Main Campus Akron Doctorate & First Professional 23,007
University of Cincinnati-Clermont College Batavia Associate 2,942
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati Doctorate & First Professional 29,319
University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College Blue Ash Associate 4,257
University of Dayton Dayton Doctorate 10,395
University of Rio Grande Rio Grande Masters 2,243
University of Toledo Toledo Doctorate & First Professional 19,767
Urbana University Urbana Masters 1,440
Ursuline College Pepper Pike Masters 1,550
Walsh University North Canton Doctorate 2,522
Washington State Community College Marietta Associate 1,243
Wright State University-Main Campus Dayton Doctorate & First Professional 16,151
Youngstown State University Youngstown Doctorate 13,595
Zane State College Zanesville Associate 2,049

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool Teachers

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


Akron 840 $21890 0.96
Canton 330 $22710 0.74
Massillon 330 $22710 0.74
Cleveland 1830 $25490 0.67
Elyria 1830 $25490 0.67
Columbus 3320 $24130 1.23
Dayton 1330 $21410 1.36
Lima 50 $0 0.39
Mansfield 90 $29890 0.65
Springfield 110 $27350 0.82
Toledo 310 $25100 0.4
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