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Child Development & Psychology Schools in Michigan

779 students earned Child Development degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.

A Child Development & Psychology major is the 38th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Psychology Majors in Michigan

Child Development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 696
Master’s Degree 42
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 30
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

In Michigan, a child development major is more popular with women than with men.

Child Development & Psychology Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in Michigan is as follows:

  • Asian: 11.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 59.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.3%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
Child Development & Psychology Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Psychology Grads in Michigan

There are 9,920 people in the state and 624,440 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Child Development & Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Child Development & Psychology Jobs in Michigan

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $88,120. Nationwide, they make an average of $88,490.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Michigan that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

712 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,010. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#2

Albion College

Albion
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,533 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,413. 77% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,900 a year.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,220 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. 38% of students get financical aid. 24% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,532 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 54%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 6.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
7,595 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,111 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,415. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,131 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at Cornerstone. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,554. The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
3,044 Total Students

In their early career, Madonna grads earn an average salary of $38,200. The student loan default rate of 5.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 99% of students get financical aid.

#9

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#9

Jackson College

Jackson
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,083 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,136. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

Child Development & Psychology Careers in MI

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Psychology Professors 14% $86,780
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 14% $75,340
Managers 7% $95,390
Psychologists 2% $100,450

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to child development.

Major Annual Graduates in MI
General Psychology 2,581
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 693
Other Psychology 11

View all majors related to Child Development & Psychology

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