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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education students working with young children during class near Wichita at Butler Community College

Teach important lessons before school begins

You have the power to transform a life. By working in a preschool or Head Start program, you are impacting the next generation. When you study Early Childhood Education, you learn the skills to improve children’s success. Choose whether to earn a certificate or a degree. Spend one semester, one year or two years with us and walk out with real-life skills.

 


 

ICYMI: Early Childhood Education is Eligible for the Kansas Promise Scholarship + Butler Advantage

Kansas Promise Scholarship LogoKicking off 2021, students qualifying for the Kansas Promise Scholarship can now go after their two-year early childhood degree or early childhood CDA and have their costs for tuition, fees and books paid for by the state. That’s right – tuition, fees and books at no out-of-pocket cost. This revolutionary $10 million program only gets better with the Butler Advantage – quality early childhood education respected by employers. Get the Butler Advantage! Visit our Kansas Promise Act webpage to review scholarship qualifications, learn about the application process, and check out other eligible programs.

 


Estimated tuition for Early Childhood Education = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

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CAREERS IN THIS FIELD

The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

Education Administrators for Preschool and Childcare Programs


$20.06 hourly wage
54 annual job openings


691 Education Administrators for Preschool and Childcare Programs are currently employed in Kansas.


*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.