Culinary Arts, Associate Degree

  • Make your Culinary Certificate an Associate Degree

    Complete the Culinary Arts program and continue your studies for one additional semester (12 credits of liberal studies) to earn the Culinary Arts, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. 

    IUP Culinary Students and Alumni, Here’s How to Apply

    How the Program Works

    • You must be enrolled at IUP in the Culinary Arts program or be a graduate of the Culinary Arts program at IUP to be eligible to submit your application for the Culinary AAS
    • Select an entry term for the Culinary AAS liberal studies coursework that begins after your externship is scheduled to be completed.

    Choose to study full-time on the Punxsutawney campus and take advantage of a 20 percent tuition discount, or complete your studies online. (Part-time is an option!)

    College classes completed prior to attending the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts may fill some or all of the Culinary AAS liberal studies requirement. Official transfer credit evaluation is established through the Transfer Services Office in the Office of Admissions. 

    Costs for 2018–19

    Tuition and Fees

    Four classes (12 credits)

    • Indiana campus or online: $5,331.40
    • Punxsutawney campus (20 percent discount): $4,350.80

    Room and Board

    Optional Punxsutawney On-Campus Housing

    • Four bedroom, two bath: $4,723
    • 10 meals with $100 Flex: $1,549 

    Tuition and fees are given for Pennsylvania residents. For estimates on non-resident tuition and fees, go to the Bursar's Office.