Culinary Arts, A.S.

Culinary Arts, A.S.

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  • Learn the skills needed to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly growing industry.
  • Train in how to prepare delicious regional and international specialties, and learn how to serve the public in a variety of settings.
  • Between now and 2031, about 23 percent of all new jobs will be created in the hospitality and leisure industry, which is the fastest growth rate of any sector.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • Experienced and engaging instructors will help you learn the techniques to prepare first-class cuisine or manage world-class accommodations.
  • Students train in a professional-grade kitchen and learn to meet the public’s needs and expectations as part of the class-room experience.
  • Prepare for a career working in restaurants, hotels, and cruise ships anywhere in the world.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

What can I do with this degree?

Our graduates enjoy rewarding careers as chefs, resort managers, and hotel executives. And our students have interned and apprenticed in many fun and fascinating locations, including Disney World, France, and Glacier National Park.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at or call 812-888-4313 for more information.