Ivy Tech culinary arts program earns accreditation

H-T Report
October 10, 2012

Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington announced that its associate of applied science degree in hospitality administration: culinary arts concentration has earned full accreditation for three years by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

“This accreditation confirms the program is meeting outcomes set by a national standard,” said Jeffery Taber, Ivy Tech-Bloomington hospitality program chairman, in a news release. “With this, students will now have the opportunity to graduate from the culinary concentration with the first-level industry certification, certified culinarian, in addition to the associate of applied science degree in hospitality administration.”

Earlier this year, Ivy Tech-Bloomington also announced the addition of a hospitality administration: baking and pastry concentration.

Ivy Tech Community College’s Hospitality Administration degree program offers certification and degree options in culinary arts, culinology, baking and pastry arts, and hospitality management with areas of emphasis in restaurant management, hotel management and event management.

For information about Ivy Tech degree program offerings, visit www.ivytech.edu.

Copyright: HeraldTimesOnline.com 2012


About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.