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About the Program

The Paraeducator program is a pre-professional program providing an essential core of education courses and experiences. It prepares individuals for work as educational paraprofessionals. The curriculum provides specific training, general education and experience working with children or youth in educational settings. This degree will fulfill the education requirements for paraprofessionals as described in the Leave No Children Behind legislation (Title I schools).

Planning for Your Program

Transfer

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Potential Job Titles

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  • Teacher Aides
  • Paraeducators
  • Educational Assistants

Salary Data

Teacher Aides/Paraeducators/Educational Assistants
Average Wage: $32,423/year
Top Earners: $45,833/year

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu