Jul 21, 2024  
Butler Community College 2024-25 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2024-25 Catalog

Early Childhood Business Administration (Certificate A)

Program Information

This is a vocationally oriented program that includes 9 hours of Early Childhood Education courses and 9 hours of Business Administration courses. By completing this certificate program, students will learn about starting up a child care business, center or home based. Part of being a successful business owner is having the financial knowledge to start up and sustain the business. This program addresses the concepts needed for students to achieve this.

Along with learning the basics of early childhood education, they will meet the following objectives:

  • Students will learn how to implement the principles of administration and organization of child care programs.
  • Student will build technology literacy skills.
  • Students will learn the basic issues, strategies and concepts involved in starting and managing a small business.
  • Students will learn about using commercial accounting software to apply principles and procedures of accrual accounting. 

Students may add additional early childhood hours and general education requirements to this certificate to complete an associate’s degree.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face to face and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery method that fits your needs.

Milestone Courses - Courses are considered essential for progress within a selected Pathway and are indicated by a diamond symbol (♦).
This course is offered online (O)

Program Pathway Learning Outcomes

Click here to view this program’s assessment data. For more information or questions, please contact Phil Speary at pspeary@butlercc.edu or 316.322.3226.

Contact Information

Cathy Gray
Lead Instructor
Office: BOA, 5118

First Term: 9 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Second Term: 9 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 18