To apply for our online programs for bachelor of science degrees, you must currently hold an associate degree in Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry Arts from an accredited institution in the US or from a government-recognized school outside the United States.
Applicants must have completed a minimum of 180 hours of baking or cooking techniques in their field. If you received your AS degree more than 10 years ago, please attach a cover letter and current résumé documenting work experience that demonstrates how you have kept your baking or culinary skills and knowledge up to date.
There’s no application fee or deadline, but enrollment for the Culinary Arts & Food Service Management and Baking & Pastry Arts and Food Service Management programs is limited. We recommend you apply a minimum of 4 weeks in advance before classes begin.
If you’re ready to continue your career education, your first step is to complete and submit an online application. Once we receive your application and transcripts we’ll contact you and discuss the next steps to your enrollment.
If you have questions about JWU online programs or about the application process, please feel free to contact Admissions. An admissions officer will help you plan a program of study, discuss transfer credits, financial aid, class schedules and answer any questions you may have about the application process.
Residents of Arkansas and Wisconsin Residents of Arkansas and
Wisconsin are not eligible to enroll in JWU's online bachelor's degree
program in Food Service Management. Instead, they may apply for
acceptance to one of the university's on-campus programs. Current
students of the online program who become residents of Arkansas or
Wisconsin will no longer be eligible to continue in the program.