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Commercial Bakery and Pastry Arts

The Commercial Bakery and Pastry Arts program is designed to teach baking and pastry techniques and fundamentals associated with that area of the culinary industry. Emphasis is on skills required for positions in commercial operations. Instruction includes principles for preparation, storage and serving bakery products, study of ingredients, preparation of classical and artisan breads, rich yeast doughs and edible centerpieces; decorative showpieces and special occasion cakes; basic business operation of a retail bakery.

Program Code

5788 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Commercial Bakery and Pastry Arts

Course Format

Classes are offered in a variety of formats: in-person, online, hybrid, day, evening, full-time and part-time.


Most of our courses use low-cost textbooks or no cost material provided by your instructors. General education courses may have textbooks that cost more.

Program Notes

  • Complete the Student Interest Form
  • Enroll in the courses listed in the Program Curriculum
  • Email for permission to take upper-level class and provide us with the following: 
    • Full name
    • Student ID#
    • Course number and section of classes you would like to take
    • Brief explanation of your educational and industry background