Teaching is a calling, and the world needs more dedicated teachers guiding, encouraging, and shaping the next generation. If you feel a pull toward this rewarding field, San Jacinto College offers two education pathways you can choose from. Whichever path you choose, you’ll be on your way to making a profound, positive impact on tomorrow’s leaders.


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The childhood development/early childhood studies program leads to certificates and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree and trains you to provide high-quality care in child care centers, preschools, and more.

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The teaching program leads to an Associate of Arts in teaching degree, which transfers to Texas public universities and lays the foundation for Texas teacher certification for grades EC-6 or 7-12.