A program that focuses on the blending of food science and the culinary arts and that prepares individuals to work as research chefs and related research and development positions in the food industry. Includes instruction in culinary arts, food chemistry, food safety and quality, food processing, nutrition, and business management.
Of the 63 Culinary Science/Culinology degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, 37% percent of whom are men and the other 63% percent are women. Did you know that New York has more students graduating with a degree in Culinary Science/Culinology than any other state? In fact, New York awarded 30 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Culinary Science/Culinology is $33,600.
Southwest Minnesota State University, Drexel University and Texas Woman's University are three schools well-known for Culinary Science/Culinology programs. In fact, there are 4 students at Southwest Minnesota State University pursuing a Bachelors degree in Culinary Science/Culinology. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
The highest paying job for Culinary Science/Culinology majors is Food Scientists and Technologists. However, another thing to think about is how much demand there is for certain jobs. A position that is in high need that a degree in Culinary Science/Culinology can prepare you for is Food Service Managers.