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Earn Your Associate Degree

Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Complete the Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts certificate program at IUP and continue your studies with just 12 credits of liberal studies to earn your Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. 

IUP Culinary and Baking Students and Alumni, How to Apply

Admission Requirements

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

Study Your Way

  • Full-time or part-time
  • On-campus or online
  • Pennsylvania  residents who register for classes on the Punxsutawney campus are eligible for a 20 percent tuition discount

Did you complete college coursework before attending the Academy of Culinary Arts?

College classes completed prior to graduating from the Academy may fill some or all of the Culinary or Baking AAS liberal studies requirement. Official transfer credit evaluation is established through the Transfer Services Office in the Office of Admissions. If applicable, be sure to submit official copies of your college transcripts (other than IUP) when you apply.