Multicultural Early Childhood Development

Are you a natural teacher? Do you enjoy interacting with children? Or working in a culturally diverse setting? If so, then you may be interested in earning a degree in Multicultural Early Childhood Development.

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UTSA’s Multicultural Early Childhood Development Program

UTSA’s Multicultural Early Childhood Development degree prepares teachers to be effective in a multicultural environment. Your coursework will cover topics on growth and development, theories of learning, early childhood education programs and more. These courses are complemented with three required internships that each focus on the growth and development of infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Additionally, you are required to select a concentration in either Early Dual Immersion, which focuses on the development of bilingual learners or Early Intervention, which concentrates on teaching children with special needs. Concentrations are declared after you’ve been admitted and have met with your academic advisor.

Careers in Multicultural Early Childhood

Top job titles for Multicultural Early Childhood graduates include:

• Child Day Care Services
• Elementary and Secondary Schools
• Higher Education
• Individual and family Services
• Civic and Social Organizations
• Religious Organizations
• Insurance Carriers
• Government

Multicultural Early Childhood and its related career pathways are currently in average demand in San Antonio in the 2018-19 financial year. US States/Regions with high demand for related jobs include Denver, CO, Boston, MA and Washington D.C. More than 144,000 multicultural early childhood-related job opportunities existed nationwide in 2018-19.

Career Resources

UTSA’s University Career Center offers several resources to help students identify and develop the global skills necessary to successfully pursue and achieve lifelong career goals.

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Industries for Multicultural Early Childhood Graduates

Multicultural Early Childhood is a widely applicable major as businesses and organizations across several industries require staff and services related to this major. The industries that posted the largest number of multicultural early childhood-related positions over 2018-19 included:

• Child Day Care Services
• Elementary and Secondary Schools
• Higher Education
• Family Services
• Civic and Social Organizations

Salaries for Multicultural Early Childhood Graduates

The salary range for open multicultural early childhood-related positions in the US between November 2018 and October 2019 were:

lowest 10% $25,455
median $30,720
top 10% $42,646

Source: Burning Glass

Skills and Interests for Multicultural Early Childhood Majors

While many skills and interests translate to potential careers as a Multicultural Early Childhood graduate, some are more commonly sought after than others. Multicultural Early Childhood may be a good fit for you if:

• You enjoy working with others
• You are well organized
• You like being creative and artistic
• You like being physically active
• You are a good planner