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Launch a new career with a certificate in the culinary industry, honor your taste buds in hands-on cooking classes, or join us for an international travel excursion.

If you have a gift with food or a thirst for culinary adventure, then consider the Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate program. Whether you dream of putting on large catering events or crafting unique gourmet dinners in a fine dining establishment, we can give you the background you need to make it happen.

Turn your passion into reality by entering the hospitality profession.

Hospitality Certificate Programs

Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate Program
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Are you passionate about food and business?
Cost: $9,995.00 Start/End Date: 09/11/2019 - 05/06/2020 CEUs: 54
Location: KSU Center

Hospitality Courses

Artisan Bread Making
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Learn hands on bread making techniques for a variety of breads and pastries.
Cost: $399.00 Start/End Date: 01/15/2019 - 02/05/2019 CEUs: 0
Location: KSU Center

Cooking Fundamentals
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Good food begins with a basic understanding of cooking fundamentals.
Cost: $499.00 Start/End Date: 02/15/2019 - 03/22/2019 CEUs: 0
Location: KSU Center

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CCPE Wins 10 National Marketing Awards
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Postcards, videos, newsletters and more were among the 10 awards CCPE collected at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s Marketing and Enrollment Management Seminar from Nov. 6-9 in Long Beach, California. Representatives from colleges... read more ❯

Construction Project Management Graduate Cements Success
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Hard hats, bulldozers, and blueprints are nothing new to Chelsea Cowan, deputy director of contracting for the Georgia Department of Defense. Although she had plenty of in-the-field training in her career, Chelsea also desired professional... read more ❯

Hacking To The Top: Graduate Gains Skills In Cybersecurity
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Five months of investment propelled Rodney Dennis’ career into the world of cybersecurity. Now, with his certificates in hand, he aims to make an impact in the field. “My goal was to gain [knowledge] that I... read more ❯

Front-End Development Instructor Introduces Innovative New Course
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We spoke with John Pettibone, our Front End Web Development instructor, to find out more about how he began teaching web design and what he has to say about this extraordinary new course. Before becoming an... read more ❯

CCPE Wins 5 National Awards at 80th Annual ACHE Conference
The Association for Continuing Higher Education Inc. recognized CCPE with national awards for leadership, service, and marketing at its 80th annual national conference held October 8-10 in Newport, Rhode Island. With nearly 200 people in... read more ❯

Program and Student Awarded at Regional Conference
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The University Professional and Continuing Education Association held its Mid-Atlantic and South Regional Conference from Oct. 1-3 in Bethesda, MD. Our Medical Assisting Certificate received the Program of Excellence Award. Students in this program complete 12... read more ❯

Web Design Trio Provides Focused Approach to Creative Tech Careers
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Web Design & Development demand is booming due to the growing popularity of mobile devices and e-commerce. Harness your creativity and gain valuable career training in one of our web design & development certificate programs... read more ❯