BA in Business or Hospitality Management Degree Completion for Culinary or Baking & Pastry Associates

Gain the knowledge you need to take your career to the next level. Enroll in Kendall College's degree completion program and earn your Bachelor of Arts degree in either Business or Hospitality Management in as few as two years. Our business degree can be completed fully online or on campus. Depending on your chosen concentration, many hospitality management classes can also be taken online.

Specifically designed for those who have an Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry, the unique degree completion program allows students to choose from several concentrations in business or hospitality management. Students must choose a concentration as part of the program.


Culinary Entrepreneurship
Leveraging Kendall's rich history and award winning culinary program, students with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry can pursue their dreams to open restaurants or bakeries, start their own food production businesses, be a freelance nutritionist or personal chef, or operate a variety of food related small businesses. Students in this concentration are required to take two culinary related courses, plus foundational Small Business Management courses and electives.

Small Business Management
This concentration assists students in preparing to start or manage small businesses, such as franchises, family-owned businesses, virtual businesses or home enterprises.


Asset Management
In this concentration, students are immersed in the study of physical assets in the hospitality industry, including hotels, conference centers, resorts and other properties.

Beverage Management
The new Beverage Management concentration addresses the need for specialized managers to manage beverage programs in restaurants, banquet operations, night clubs, hotels, casinos and cruise ships.

Hotel/Lodging Management
The Hotel/Lodging Management concentration takes a detailed look at leadership, organization, communication and teamwork in the hotel industry, as well as revenue management, sales and marketing.

Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE)
This concentration provides a project management focus to the discipline of meeting management. Relevant topics include aligning goals and objectives, evaluation, event design, food and beverage arrangements, technology and other logistics.

Restaurant, Food and Beverage Management
Restaurant ownership or management requires a fine balance of aesthetic and business skills. In this concentration, you'll explore applicable topics such as culinary arts, mixology, special events and fine dining.

Sports Management
Kendall College's Sports Management concentration will provide learning that helps prepare students for positions in sports-related fields including sports venue management, sport marketing and sports event management.

Sustainable Management in Hospitality and Tourism
This concentration explores the multiple areas that sustainability affects at hotels, venues, convention centers, conference centers and restaurants, including engineering, food and beverage, front of house, housekeeping, operations management and other service areas.

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