Baking and Pastry Arts

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Baking and Pastry Arts

Program Overview

The Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts program provides students with solid culinary skills combined with a focus on baking and pastry. You will learn pastry and bread baking techniques, production skills and critical-thinking skills. Students use a variety of tools and equipment to produce items such as cakes, frozen desserts, edible centerpieces, candies, cookies, tortes and various pastries. During your externship, you will receive on-the-job training in a real-world culinary setting.

Program Objectives

As a Baking and Pastry Arts student, you will work alongside our skilled instructors, who are dedicated to teaching you the art and science of baking. You will learn in our industry-current teaching kitchens how to create a wide variety of baked goods and pastries. Students also gain knowledge of the fundamentals of food service, including food service sanitation, supervisory procedures and nutrition, with a curriculum that encourages students to balance creativity with practicality.

Career Opportunities

With an A.S. in Baking and Pastry Arts, you can pursue a variety of positions in culinary settings, such as restaurants, hotels, clubs and resorts, bakeries, wholesale pastry shops, and cruise lines.



Learn an easy way to make apple tarts.



Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts, Sarasota, Tallahassee and Melbourne campuses, are accredited by the American Culinary Federation Inc., 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32905, (940) 824-4468,

If you’re ready to start your career in Baking and Pastry Arts, contact us today.