Technical Certificate

Three core courses (Culinary Career Essentials) develop a sound foundation of kitchen basics in professional baking and pastry arts. Two additional courses concentrate on baking principles and techniques used in bakeries and food service establishments.

Getting bread into the oven
Culinary instructor helping student

Program Outline

At A Glance

How You'll Learn


On Campus

Term Start Dates

Spring 2022: January 5 Summer 2022: May 2 Fall 2022: September 6

Start dates represent the beginning of a new term. Certain programs or courses may not be available to start every term. Please view the course schedules for a list of upcoming classes or contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493.

Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Apply safety and sanitation codes to conditions and operations in food service kitchens.
  • Prepare recipes and formulas to industry standards.
  • Demonstrate attributes of a culinary professional.

Your Potential Careers

  • Baker

Median Annual Salary

$27,463 $28,474 $26,306
Local State National

EMSI 2020.1

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Your application can be submitted online, it takes just a few minutes to complete.

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