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Educators have the unique opportunity to directly impact the lives of future generations. An education degree from John Wood Community College will give you a strong foundation in the philosophy and application of education theory, no matter which area of specialization you choose.

The demand for skilled teachers has increased dramatically in recent years. Employment of teachers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

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Degrees & Certificates

Early Childhood Education Associate Degree (AAS)
Early Childhood Gateways Certificate (Level 2 / Level 3)
Education Associate Degree (AA)
Health, Physical Education & Recreation Associate Degree (AS)
Infant Toddler Gateways Certificate (Level 2 / Level 3)
Sport Management Associate Degree (AS)

Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Principal
  • Librarian
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Teacher Assistant