AAS in Culinary Arts

General

Program Description

If you have a passion for food, the Culinary Arts program is both exciting and challenging. Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art kitchen, facilities.

Career Information

The hospitality industry is the nation's largest private sector employer. More than two million jobs are expected to be added through 2016. If you are friendly and energetic, creative, self-motivated, a problem solver and a hands-on participant, then you may be right for a career within this industry.

Culinary Arts graduates become chefs in major restaurants or start their own businesses. Typical salaries include the following:

  • Executive Chef: $73,400
  • Sous Chef: $42,300

Degree and Certificate

College of DuPage offers an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree in Culinary Arts and a certificate in Culinary Arts.

Tuition and fees: $6,440

Books and supplies: $2,165

On-campus room & board: not offered

Last updated December 2017

About the School

Since its inception in 1967, College of DuPage has matured into something very special. It's a community college with far-reaching impact. We're firmly rooted in the community that provides our mandat ... Read More

Since its inception in 1967, College of DuPage has matured into something very special. It's a community college with far-reaching impact. We're firmly rooted in the community that provides our mandate, yet committed to reflecting the needs and demands of an ever-changing world. Read less