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  • 澳门莲花赌城Baking and Pastry Arts Associate Degree

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  • Sweet Dreams

    Have you had a desire to run your own bakery or caf茅 as far back as you can remember? Or to design spectacular cakes or prepare desserts for elegant catered affairs? The 澳门莲花赌城Associate in Baking and Pastry Arts degree program is where you can make these dreams happen! In less than two years, you鈥檒l be well on your way to a successful career in this creative profession thanks to the best hands-on learning experience with our expert, industry-proven faculty.

    Highlights:

    • Learn how to craft delicious high-end products like chocolates, confections, pastries, artisan breads, cakes, and plated desserts.
    • Study pastry techniques, baking ingredients and technology, and principles of design.
    • Gain real-world experience through a paid internship semester at one of the CIA鈥檚 2,000+ food industry partners. (Already have experience? Check out our Turbo Option.)
    • Hone your business skills with study in management, communications, and finance.
    • Discover how a retail bakery operation is run鈥攈ands-on in CIA鈥檚 bakery caf茅, one of our that serve thousands of customers annually.
    • Network with top baking and pastry employers who recruit at 澳门莲花赌城throughout the year.

    Ready to get started? Apply Today!

    Earning a 澳门莲花赌城associate degree is also a perfect way to seamlessly enter one of our bachelor鈥檚 degree programs.

    Rise to the Top in Baking and Pastry

    Explore all your career options at exciting venues such as:

    • Bakeries
    • Bistros
    • Hotels
    • Private clubs
    • Resorts
    • Restaurants

    With so many possibilities, our staff is ready to help you every step of the way. There鈥檚 no network like the 澳门莲花赌城network, which includes some of the world鈥檚 most renowned culinary, beverage, and hospitality experts.

    is as diverse as it is extensive. They鈥檝e found success doing what they love. Now it鈥檚 your turn.

    Curriculum

    New York and California Campuses

    The 66-credit Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) in Baking and Pastry Arts degree program includes:

    • 52.5 credits in baking and pastry arts requirements
    • 7.5 credits in liberal arts requirements
    • 6 credits in business management requirements

    You will get a hands-on experiential foundation in the baking and pastry arts, including specialty breads, confectionery art, production desserts, design, advanced baking principles, menus, and caf茅 savory foods.

    As part of your degree program, you鈥檒l get real-world experience during a semester-long internship at one of more than 2,000 CIA-approved businesses, as well as in the kitchens and dining rooms of CIA鈥檚 award-winning public restaurants.

    Texas Campus

    The 69-credit Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Baking and Pastry Arts degree program includes:

    • 52.5 credits in baking and pastry arts requirements
    • 10.5 credits in liberal arts requirements
    • 6 credits in business management requirements

    You will get a hands-on experiential foundation in the baking and pastry arts, including specialty breads, confectionery art, production desserts, design, advanced baking principles, menus, and caf茅 savory foods.

    As part of your degree program, you鈥檒l get real-world experience during a semester-long internship at one of more than 2,000 CIA-approved businesses, as well as in the kitchens and dining rooms of CIA鈥檚 award-winning public restaurants.

    Requirements for Admission

    • A high school diploma or GED credential.
    • This program is offered for in-person, full-time study at all three of CIA鈥檚 domestic campuses: New York, California, and Texas.

    How to Apply

    Baking and Pastry School Costs

    澳门莲花赌城is very committed to making your 澳门莲花赌城education as affordable as possible. Our costs are comparable to similar colleges, and here鈥檚 even better news鈥more than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid.

    Don鈥檛 let applying for financial assistance keep you from going to the world鈥檚 premier culinary college. No matter what your individual circumstances are, we will work with you to help make attending 澳门莲花赌城an affordable investment in your future in the world of food.

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    School of Baking and Pastry Arts

    The School of Baking and Pastry Arts advances baking and pastry skills in state-of-the-art bakeshops, classrooms, and restaurants on campus. Through the college鈥檚 vital industry partnerships and gift-in-kind program, students work in spectacular facilities such as the public-facing Apple Pie Bakery Caf茅 and have access to premium products like Ghirardelli chocolates. They also explore contemporary methods and concepts, such as baking for vegan, gluten-free, no-sugar, and dairy-free diets. The faculty鈥檚 expertise and extensive industry experience bring vibrant creativity and inspiration to learning. Learn more about our faculty >
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    • Lilla Bernal '99, 澳门莲花赌城Lecturing Instructor鈥擝aking and Pastry Arts, San Antonio campus.

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      Lilla Bernal 鈥99
      Assistant Professor鈥擝aking and Pastry Arts
      Professional Experience:
      Menu Consultant, Victoria House resort, San Pedro, Belize. Vendor, Pearl Farmers Market, San Antonio, TX. Pastry Chef, Biga on the Banks, San Antonio.
      Melissa Fritz

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      Melissa Fritz 鈥22
      Professor鈥擝aking and Pastry Arts
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