Software Development | Butler Community College

Software Development

Software development

Write the future of programming.

Information technology has ramped up. Now, you can ramp up with it. At Butler, you gain a strong foundation in programming languages and learn the latest techniques in developing software. Dedicated instructors give you plenty of personal attention in a small classroom setting. After you earn your two-year degree, you can head straight to work or transfer to a four-year college.

New Artificial Intelligence (AI) Emphasis

Earn the skills you need in Artificial Intelligence (AI) through Butler’s Software Development program. You can choose the traditional programming path or select the AI-Emphasis track. Our AI courses prepare you to directly enter this high-demand job market after you complete your two-year degree. 

Butler's AI curriculum equips you with skills to automate systems and solve intricate problems for business and industry while providing practical insights into applying AI concepts. 

Classes are offered in the evening and consist of online and face-to-face classes at Butler’s Andover campus.   

For more information about Butler’s Software Development Program AI-Emphasis, contact Mark Meadows at or apply now and get started!

Estimated Tuition for Software Development: $8,808**

Tuition Total: $6,180
Student Fees Total: $1,620
Course Fees Total: $1,008

**This includes two years of tuition and student fees based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 65 credit hours. Registration fee of $15 each semester not included. Technology Access Charge not included. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific electives.


ICYMI: Software Development 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 software development degree 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 software development 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.


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