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In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.


Culinary students

The culinary arts program produces graduates who are prepared for entry-level positions in the rapidly expanding and varied foodservice, hospitality and tourism industry and due to their formal training and education, equipped for rapid career advancement.

The AAS generally takes five semesters of full-time study to complete (12-15 credits per semester). With additional culinary electives, students may focus their studies in culinary/bakery, management or hospitality. Through a study abroad agreement, students have the option of studying abroad for one semester at the prestigious Italian Culinary Institute of Florence (APICIUS). 

Please contact the UAA Education Abroad Coordinator before starting an application for FUA/APICIUS.

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The Culinary Arts AAS program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Accrediting Commission.

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