Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

Available at: Sarasota, Tallahassee

Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

Program Overview

The Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts program provides students with solid culinary skills combined with a focus on baking and pastry. You will learn pastry and bread baking techniques, production skills and critical-thinking skills. Students use a variety of tools and equipment to produce items such as cakes, frozen desserts, edible centerpieces, candies, cookies, tortes and various pastries. During your externship, you will receive on-the-job training in a real-world culinary setting.

Program Objectives

As a Baking and Pastry Arts student, you will work alongside our skilled instructors, who are dedicated to teaching you the art and science of baking. In our industry-current teaching kitchens, you will receive practical training and learn how to create a wide variety of baked goods and pastries. Students also gain knowledge of the fundamentals of foodservice, including foodservice sanitation, supervisory procedures and nutrition, with a curriculum that encourages students to balance creativity with practicality.

Career Opportunities

With an A.S. in Baking and Pastry, you can pursue a variety of positions in culinary settings, such as 

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Clubs and Resorts
  • Bakeries
  • Wholesale Pastry Shops
  • Cruise Lines

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry program.