Pennsylvania Preschool Teachers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Preschool Teachers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lebanon, Johnstown and State College
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Pittsburgh and Reading
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Reading, Johnstown and Philadelphia

Schools for Preschool Teachers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Preschool Teacher Training Schools in Pennsylvania

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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

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

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

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

Berks Technical Institute (BTI) can help get you from here to a new career!

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Degrees: Associate

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

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

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

  • Programs: MS Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Degrees: Master
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More Pennsylvania Preschool Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Albright College Reading Masters 2,233
Arcadia University Glenside Doctorate 3,592
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg Doctorate 8,745
Bucknell University Lewisburg Masters 3,677
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
Cabrini College Radnor Masters 3,108
California University of Pennsylvania California Masters 8,206
Carlow University Pittsburgh Doctorate 2,178
Cedar Crest College Allentown Masters 1,888
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia Doctorate 2,062
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion Masters 6,795
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg Masters 7,053
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Grove City College Grove City Bachelor 2,504
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Holy Family University Philadelphia Masters 3,487
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Juniata College Huntingdon Bachelor 1,506
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown Masters 10,295
La Roche College Pittsburgh Masters 1,499
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University Masters 2,449
Lock Haven University Lock Haven Masters 5,241
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Messiah College Grantham Bachelor 2,837
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville Masters 8,306
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Point Park University Pittsburgh Masters 3,591
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove Bachelor 2,039
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
Valley Forge Christian College Phoenixville Masters 929
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester Masters 13,219
Wilson College Chambersburg Masters 724

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool Teachers

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


Altoona 110 $20170 0.68
Gettysburg 130 $24010 1.48
Harrisburg 520 $22930 0.62
Carlisle 520 $22930 0.62
Bloomsburg 140 $25700 1.19
Berwick 140 $25700 1.19
Johnstown 200 $18170 1.38
Chambersburg 110 $27300 0.71
Waynesboro 110 $27300 0.71
East Stroudsburg 80 $28910 0.57
Erie 210 $24010 0.61
Pittsburgh 2640 $24640 0.87
Reading 350 $28550 0.76
Lancaster 430 $27910 0.69
Lebanon 0 $18670 0
Scranton 480 $24570 0.7
Wilkes 480 $24570 0.7
Barre 480 $24570 0.7
Hazleton 480 $24570 0.7
State College 140 $21890 0.77
Williamsport 150 $23850 1.07
York 490 $28130 1.04
Hanover 490 $28130 1.04
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