Baking And Pastry Classes at Pulaski Technical College

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Baking And Pastry Classes

The baking and pastry program at Pulaski Technical College prepares students for a career in a hotel, restaurant, resort, bistro, or bakery as an executive pastry cook, chocolatier, or Boulanger. The program focuses on preparing students to serve as professional bakers and pastry specialist in restaurants and other commercial baking establishments. Program courses include: bread and pastry making, handling, and storage, as well as cake and pastry decorating, baking industry operations, product packaging and marketing operations, and counter display. Get more details below including other Arkansas colleges that offer baking and pastry classes.

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Students Enrolled in the Baking And Pastry Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Pulaski Technical College has offered the following programs for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

Less Than One Year Certificate60
Less Than Two-Year Award18
Associate's Degree15

Students by Gender (2015)


Students by Race (2015)

Multiple Races2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Baking And Pastry program at Pulaski Technical College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Chefs and Head Cooks


Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, chefs and head cooks employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
    • Total Employment: 210
    • Average Hourly Rate: $20.12
    • Average Annual Salary: $41860



Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, bakers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
    • Total Employment: 350
    • Average Hourly Rate: $9.53
    • Average Annual Salary: $19820

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Baking And Pastry Programs in Arkansas

Baking And Pastry programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

Bentonville, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program


  • Baking And Pastry (C)
  • Culinary Arts (C)

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