Um Culinary Arts
The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the hospitality field is America’s number one retail employer and predicts its growth will increase 30 percent over the next two years. Students entering the Culinary Arts Certificate program or Food Service Management degree program prepare for careers in the hospitality industry. Students develop skills to seek employment in hotels, restaurants, resorts, casinos, clubs, catering, and corporate dining. Culinary careers encompass hospitality management, sales, product development, or entrepreneurship. To meet the growing demand of the hospitality industry, two program options are available. Students may earn a Culinary Arts Certificate of Completion or a Food Service Management Associate of Applied Science degree.