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Childcare Management

Childcare Management

Chestnut Hill College’s Accelerated Adult Degree Program is designed for the adult learner. The Childcare Management program equips students with administrative skills necessary in the management of a daycare facility, The program prepares students to work with children and create and maintain a healthy, safe learning environment. Students will learn how o communicate effectively with parents and the community. This program will also prepare students for graduate studies in the field of education.

Learn more about scholarship opportunities for this program 

Learn more about the PHMC Grant for this program

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Chestnut Hill College's Center for Business programs are in candidacy for accreditation by the ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS (ACBSP).
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Major Requirements

In addition to Core Liberal Arts, 57 credits are required in the major. This program, by itself, does not fulfill the requirements for State Teaching Certification. The Major Requirements are:

  • UEMA 104 - Math for Business I
  • UEAB 217 - Financial Accounting
  • UEEC 109 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • UEED 226 - Issues in Supervision of Programs for Young Children
  • UEED 227 - The Business of Child Care
  • UEED 352 - Child Advocacy and U.S. Policy
  • UEP4 201 - Development/Early Years
  • UEED 228 - Leadership and Administration of Programs for Young Children
  • UEP4 203 - Foundations/Theory Early Childhood Education
  • UEP4 204 - Methods/Techniques Early Childhood Education
  • UEP4 318 - Family and Community Partners
  • UEMG 201 - Principles of Management
  • UEMK 201 - Principles of Marketing
  • UEHR 305 - Human Resources Management
  • UEFN 441 - Financial Management
  • UEMG 453 - Senior Seminar


Major Electives

Any three of the following courses are required as major electives:

  • UEEC 110 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • UEFN 220 – Principles of Finance: Money & Banking
  • UEFN 342 – Risk & Insurance
  • UEHS 205 - Introduction to Human Services
  • UEMG 307 - Strategic Management
  • UEMG 321 - Managing Non-Profit Organizations
  • UEMG 350 – Government and Business
  • UEMG 400 - Special Topics
  • UEP4 202 - Educational Psychology/Early Years
  • UEPL 135 – Business Ethics
  • UESP 340 - Introduction to Special Education


For your convenience, Chestnut Hill College offers accelerated degree courses in two locations:

  • Chestnut Hill College Main Campus
  • University Center at Montgomery County Community College in Pottstown

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Transferring Credits

Students can transfer up to 75 credits from another accredited college or university. Prior Learning Assessment options can also help you earn credits for on-the-job experience and training programs.

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For more information or to schedule a personal visit with an Admissions Representative:

Call - 215-248-7063 | Email - adultdegree@chc.edu | Schedule a virtual appointment