Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

 

Inspire a love of learning. You’ll learn about children's growth from birth through age five and prepare to work in preschools, Head Start programs or childcare centers.

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What Is Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education?

The Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) Program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development for working with young children.

Opportunities to apply this knowledge in practical experiences are incorporated in the curriculum.

Curriculum topics include, but are not limited to developmental ages and stages, health and safety, curriculum planning, assessment and family involvement.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$40,226
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low: $28k med: $40k high: $65k

What are my career options?

Employment opportunities are available in public and private preschools, early care educational settings, early intervention programs, Head Start, hospitals, campus child development centers, rehabilitation clinics and recreation centers.

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Kentucky Child Care Provider $19,656
Child Care Assistant $19,656
Early Childhood Administrator $40,226
School Age Child Care $19,656
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education $40,226
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Technical Studies $19,656

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

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This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

 

Program Contact

Dr. Ella Brunner
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
Program Coordinator
502.213.2423
ella.brunner@kctcs.edu