Career Pathways offer new ways to achieve your education goals. Instead of studying just one program, the Career Pathways model links related academic programs in a sequence. Each program offers direct job preparation AND a path to the next higher academic program.

Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts program provides training in all aspects of food preparation and production, and helps students to acquire skills ranging from advanced food preparation techniques to food service management.

Associate Degree

A two-year, post-high school program with specific course requirements.

Investment = Education

Culinary Management 66 Credits

How fast can I complete this AFTER finishing the technical diploma?

  • 6 semesters = 6 credits/semester
  • 3 semesters = 12 credits/semester
  • 2 semesters = 18 credits/semester

Return = Job

Job Title Example Median Salary*
Chef & Head Cook $28,725

*Source: EMSI based on annual salary.