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Gain the knowledge to become a culinary professional with hands-on experience in a variety of food service settings.

Degree Options to Fit Your Career Goals:

  • Associate in Applied Sciences Degree
    Earn a valuable Culinary Arts Associate Degree in approximately two years.
  • Basic Culinary Arts Certificate
    Learn Culinary Arts basics with a one-semester certificate program focusing in any of the following disciplines:
    Baking, Culinary fundamentals/production skills, Customer service, Garde manger, Human resource management, Nutrition, Purchasing/cost control, Sanitation/safety
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Learn more about Culinary Arts.


Culinary Arts students learn by doing.

You’ll learn to think critically and creatively in order to problem solve in the kitchen. The Culinary Arts Program uses industrial kitchen and dining facilities to help prepare you for a variety of culinary settings such as full-service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract food service and healthcare facilities.

You’ll also learn baking and international cuisine preparation as well as hospitality supervision. Our program will help you master the theoretical knowledge and practical applications that will allow you to meet the demands of the field.

Culinary Arts graduates earn $28,000-$50,000 yearly.

(With five years experience. Contingent on economy and geographic location)

Entry Level Jobs

  • Line Cook
  • Pastry Assistant
  • Station Chef
  • Banquet Assistant

Advanced Opportunities

  • Sous Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Food Service Manager

Curriculum plans for all levels

We know everyone is starting this journey from different places. That's why each plan is outfitted with specific courses to help you achieve your goals in your own time-frame.


Take the deepest dive into Culinary Arts with a two-year Associate in Applied Sciences degree. Gain exposure in all areas of culinary preparation to prepare for a career in the industry.

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Looking for a great value option? Learn all of the Culinary Arts basics in as little as one semester to become certified to begin employment as a line cook, pastry assistant, banquet assistant and more.

Follow your passion by perfecting your culinary skills in a state-of-the-art facility.

Students entering the program must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in the admissions office.

Ready to get cooking?