In 1993 JWU became the first school in the United States to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree in culinary arts; in 1997 it was the first to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree in baking and pastry arts and in 1999 the first school to offer a bachelor’s degree in culinary nutrition.
In fact, with the addition of the culinary nutrition degree, JWU became the first culinary college to receive accreditation from the American Dietetic Association for such a program.
And in 2008 JWU's College of Culinary Arts in cooperation with the Hospitality College pioneered the unique bachelor's degree program in Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry Arts and Food Service Management.
As one of the world's leading culinary educators, JWU remains committed to providing its students with the most innovative and exciting culinary programs. Learn more about our world class degree programs.