Majors & Degrees

At JWU, the ability to receive two culinary degrees in four years — an associate in science (AS) after the first two years and a bachelor of science (BS) after the second two — gives you greater flexibility in customizing your career path.

Whether you’re looking to become an executive chef, a sports nutritionist or a food and beverage director, it’s all possible at JWU.

College of Culinary Arts Campus  
Associate Degree          
Baking & Pastry Arts PVD NMI DEN CLT  
Culinary Arts PVD NMI DEN CLT  
Bachelor of Science Degree          
Baking & Pastry Arts (J) PVD        
Culinary Arts and Food Service Management (1) PVD NMI DEN CLT OL
Culinary Nutrition (J) PVD   DEN    
Food Service Entrepreneurship PVD        
Baking & Pastry Arts and Food Service Management (1) PVD NMI DEN CLT OL

Programs offered at our campuses are designated as:
PVD=Providence, NMI=North Miami, DEN=Denver, CLT=Charlotte, OL=Online
1=Joint degree w/The Hospitality College

Accelerated Programs
If you already have some industry experience, you can get your associate degree in 12 months through our Advanced Standing program.

Garnish Your Degree If you have a bachelor's degree, this program will teach you the fundamentals, principles and techniques of culinary arts or baking and pastry arts, enabling you to earn an associate degree in just 12 months.

Freshman Advanced Study Track (FAST) If you’re enrolled in a high school or tech-prep culinary arts program, your completed academic credits may apply to JWU classes, provided your high school is approved by JWU for the FAST program. Applies to culinary arts only. For more information on becoming a FAST school or how students can earn credit, download the brochure (3.6MB PDF).

Learn more about accelerated programs in Providence, North Miami, Denver and Charlotte.

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