The restaurant and the hospitality industry requires talented managers with a passion for food and a mastery of the business issues every food operation faces. In our Bachelor of Science in Culinary Management degree program, we can prepare you to be ready to overcome the management challenges that come your way.
Enhance your Culinary Management skills
Are you a culinary professional looking to enhance your career potential? This program could be a great fit if you have:
- Completed an accredited cooking program or
- Completed an American Culinary Federation approved apprenticeship or
- Currently hold an American Culinary Federation certification
In this program, you can:
- Take business courses on human resource management, accounting, and hospitality law
- Learn from experienced culinary practitioners while focusing on food and beverage operations, cost controls, purchasing, event management, and more
- Develop your critical thinking and interpersonal skills by studying marketing, customer service, communication, and leadership
- Leverage your existing culinary and industry skills to build new management skills
As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to seek entry-level positions in culinary management, including:
- Restaurant Manager
- Kitchen Manager
- Catering Event Manager
Our Career Services team can support you in preparing for and finding the career opportunity that’s right for you.
The courses in the Bachelor’s in Culinary Management are designed to prepare you to pursue a career in your chosen field. All of our courses are built to engage and challenge you through text, video, animation, chat, and more, while also helping you learn relevant industry knowledge and skills.View course listing
The faculty members at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division are devoted to empowering you for your future career. Their guidance and mentorship can help you to focus your creative energy and vision toward the skills that matter most in your field—and, as an online student, you’ll be in constant contact with your instructors via email, video, phone, and even chat.
Culinary Management degree requirements
The prospective student must be a high school graduate with a minimum, cumulative, final high school CGPA of 2.0 or higher, or hold a General Education Development (GED) Certificate, or associate's degree or higher as a prerequisite for admission. Students must also complete the Culinary Management Preliminary Acceptance form. Students must have completed or have demonstrated the equivalent to the Culinary Arts Associate’s degree program kitchen lab courses to be admitted to the Culinary Management bachelor’s degree program.
Before you start your first course, you’re encouraged to complete an online orientation that introduces you to different features of the online classroom and prepares you for your role as an active learner in our online classes.
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- PC: Users should have systems with the following specifications: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor, Windows 7 with SP 1, 4 GB RAM, 20 GB available hard disk space recommended, 1366 x 768 minimum (1920x1080 recommended) with 16-bit color, 256 MB VRAM, and OpenGL 2.0-capable system.
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Windows Users: The two latest releases of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome are supported.
- Color Inkjet Printer
- Color Flatbed Scanner
- Digital Camera