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Baking and Pastry Arts, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
Providence, RI, United States
Do you want to continue mastering all facets of the dynamic, leading-edge baking and pastry arts industry? Does the idea of learning from internationally recognized chefs appeal to you? Johnson & Wales University’s Baking and Pastry Arts bachelor’s degree program sets the global gold standard in baking and pastry arts education.
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Learn in advanced lab settings from our world-renowned faculty as you broaden your exposure to a wide range of experiences in the baking and pastry world.

In the Baking and Pastry Arts bachelor’s degree program from Johnson & Wales University, you’ll use advanced techniques and equipment to create artisan breads, decorative bread showpieces, advanced petites gâteaux, wedding cakes, chocolate and sugar showpieces and world-class plated desserts while accelerating your career path in this ever-expanding industry.

You’ll also participate in an advanced domestic or international internship, or study abroad, where you’ll work alongside some of the most prestigious names in the business. Sites include Alain Ducasse’s famed pastry school in southern France.

With exposure to industry relevant skills, techniques and technology, you’ll be ready to connect with some of the world’s best hotels, clubs and resorts, high-volume production bakeries, independent bakeries, restaurants, contract bakeries and wholesale pastry shops. What will you create tomorrow?

Career Possibilities

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    182.5 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Sample Courses

  • Tiered and Themed Decorated Cakes
  • Advanced Chocolates and Confections
  • Naturally Leavened Breads and Advanced Viennoiserie
  • Advanced Petits Gâteaux
  • Baking and Pastry Buffet Presentation

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Completed application — there is no application fee!
  • Johnson & Wales is test optional but encourages submission of all test scores
  • High school transcripts
  • College transcripts if applying for transfer credits
  • Proof of English proficiency if applicable
    • Completed and signed International Student Financial Declaration Form for undergraduate and graduate programs
    • Certified bank statement or government sponsorship letter verifying financial support for one academic year
    • Copy of biographical section of your valid passport

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      34376 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      34376 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Providence

    • 1030 - 1900 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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