Culinary Science Technology

Culinary Science Technology

​​ Prepare for Your Career in Culinary Science

Culinary Science Technology is being discontinued, and no new applicants are being accepted effective immediately.

The Culinary Science Technology program is designed to provide skills and experiences essential for those who are interested in culinary careers including work in research and development.

  • Learn essential knowledge and skills for a career in the culinary field.
  • Earn while you learn by engaging in internships on campus and with area businesses.
  • Culinary Science courses are offered at Newark, but a number of the general education requirements may be completed online or at one of the college’s extended campuses.
Graduates of the two-year program earn an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Science Technology. 

COTC is also offering a one-year certificate program in Culinary Science. The one-year certificate program is built around the foundational courses in culinary science's two-year program and is designed to provide students with a knowledge of food safety, an understanding of product identification/ utilization, and hands-on abilities in culinary skills.

Also available are these short-term certificates:

Graduates are finding rewarding careers as chefs, food science technicians, managers, or Ingredient and product developers.


The culinary science technology associate degree is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

Program Assessments

Culinary Science Program Assessment 2016/2017​

Culinary Science Program Assessment 2017/2018​​​

ACFEFAC Program Outcomes Report