What degree is needed to own a daycare?

Starting a daycare or working in a day care centre do not require any kind of degree. If you are a teacher or a former teacher then you can easily start a daycare or be eligible to work in a daycare center. Apart from this if you are having an experience of more than one year to handle children then you can easily run a daycare. But as per USA government Degree is required to handle a day care center. If you are a holder of an associate degree in child development or in childhood education then you can legally work in a daycare center or handle your own daycare center.