Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Early Childhood Education

OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Early Childhood Education
CIP: 19.0706
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Areas of Employment: This certificate is designed to prepare early childhood professionals. Those that complete this certificate may work at daycare centers, schools, before and after school care facilities, and head start programs.

Potential Job Titles: Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Lead Teacher, Toddler Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Early Childhood Teacher

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $2,405
  • Books And Supplies: $849
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 2 semester(s)
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 11
  • On Time Completion Rate: 18%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 100%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 100%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed