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At a Glance

Our Early Childhood Teacher workforce training program prepares you to teach and care for children at a childcare center. This program meets State of Maryland requirements for training hours in a school-aged program.

Approx. Number of Hours:


Program Cost:**


Est. Hourly Wage:*

$7.50-10 per hour

Min. Occupational Requirements:

18 years old or older; high school diploma or GED®

Early Childhood Teacher Job Overview


An early childhood teacher provides care and educational experiences for children ages 3-5 at a childcare center. Teachers develop lesson plans, integrate curriculums, teach lessons, establish age-appropriate environments, discipline children, maintain records and interact with parents.  

Financial Assistance

There’s more than $150,000 in funding available to help pay for short-term job training. Up to 90% of costs may be covered to complete this training program.

Licensure/certification earned

None. However, courses meet the state-mandated training for employment in licensed Maryland facilities. 


View all current course offerings. Not all courses are offered within every term schedule. 

CCT-514 Growth and Development in Early Childhood (online)
CCT-513 Materials and Methods for Early Childhood Education

Additional childcare courses are offered on a regular basis. 

Interested in enrolling?

Contact our Continuing Education Office (Room A115) if you have any questions or concerns.

410-386-8100 |

*Wages are based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only. 

**Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses.