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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The mission of the Culinary Arts program is to provide quality education to students who wish to pursue a career of excellence in culinary and hospitality occupations. The program is designed to meet the current and future needs of the food service industry in which the demand for employment is high, an industry which accounts to over 9 million jobs annually in the United States. Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts program receive hands-on practical lab training paired with traditional academic culinary courses that are aligned with industry needs. The program provides a traditional academic culinary courses that are aligned with industry needs. The program provides a broad base of education in the culinary field.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

Labor Market Information

  • Private Household Cooks

  • Median wage: $11.27/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Restaurant Cooks

  • Median wage: $11.43/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Institution and Cafeteria Cooks

  • Median wage: $13.19/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Chefs and Head Cooks

  • Median wage: $21.50/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529