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Get Your Bachelor’s Degree in Business from an Industry Leader

Alumni like Rick Ortiz, are a perfect example of how Kendall can provide you with the skills to advance your career. After completing your associate degree, earning your bachelor’s can make all the difference in enhancing your future. You can earn your B.A. in business from Kendall with a concentration in Culinary Entrepreneurship, online or on campus, and hone the skills needed to open your own food-service business. Eligible students can also receive up to 20% off of the lifetime of their tuition with our Transfer Award.

Courses include Entrepreneurship, Principles of Small Business Management and Entrepreneurial Finance and you can choose electives like Franchise Management, Merchandising and Retailing, Restaurant Concept and Design or Food Service Research and Development. Customize your degree – your dream is now within reach!


Why Kendall?

Leveraging our rich history and award-winning Culinary and Hospitality programs, students with an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry from an accredited institution can seamlessly transfer their A.A.S. degree and get started on achieving their dreams.

• Complete the program fully online, or at our Chicago campus
• Finish in as little as two years*
• Choose from relevant electives to focus on your specific business goals
• Faculty include industry experts and successful entrepreneurs
• Take advantage of our on campus ideas incubator
• Resources include peer mentors, Academic Success Center, tutoring, webinars and blackboard training

Bachelor’s Degree Continuation

Follow your passion into one of our bachelor’s degree programs and finish in as few as two years*. Kendall College has Bachelor’s degrees available in the following program areas:

• Business
• Culinary Arts
• Hospitality Management

*Time to completion may vary and is dependent on the student’s continuous enrollment, course load and successful completion of courses.

Why Choose Kendall College?

Alumni like Rick Ortiz, are a perfect example of how Kendall can provide you with the skills to advance your career. After completing your associate degree, earning your bachelor’s can make all the difference in enhancing your future. You can earn your B.A. in business from Kendall with a concentration in Culinary Entrepreneurship, online or on campus, and hone the skills needed to open your own food-service business. Eligible students can also receive up to 20% off of the lifetime of their tuition with our Transfer Award.

Courses include Entrepreneurship, Principles of Small Business Management and Entrepreneurial Finance and you can choose electives like Franchise Management, Merchandising and Retailing, Restaurant Concept and Design or Food Service Research and Development. Customize your degree – your dream is now within reach!


Why Kendall?

Leveraging our rich history and award-winning Culinary and Hospitality programs, students with an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry from an accredited institution can seamlessly transfer their A.A.S. degree and get started on achieving their dreams.

• Complete the program fully online, or at our Chicago campus
• Finish in as little as two years*
• Choose from relevant electives to focus on your specific business goals
• Faculty include industry experts and successful entrepreneurs
• Take advantage of our on campus ideas incubator
• Resources include peer mentors, Academic Success Center, tutoring, webinars and blackboard training

Bachelor’s Degree Continuation

Follow your passion into one of our bachelor’s degree programs and finish in as few as two years*. Kendall College has Bachelor’s degrees available in the following program areas:

• Business
• Culinary Arts
• Hospitality Management

*Time to completion may vary and is dependent on the student’s continuous enrollment, course load and successful completion of courses.

  • Top Ranked

    Kendall College is ranked #1 in Chicago for preparing students for careers in culinary arts and hospitality management.*

  • Notable Alumni

    Mindy Segal, Culinary Arts '89, is now the owner of Mindy's HotChocolate. She has won awards such as the James Beard Foundation 2012 Outstanding Pastry Chef, Jean Banchet award for Best Celebrity Pastry Chef in Chicago and Pastry Chef of the Year by Chicago Magazine.

  • Chicago

    With more than 100 hotels, 4,700 restaurants and world-class convention centers, Chicago is a global hub for the hospitality industry.**

  • 95% Employment Rate

    95% of Kendall June 2015 graduates reported being employed in their field within six months of graduation.***

Testimonials

  • "From being in the kitchen as a culinary student to learning management theory and techniques as a hospitality student, I have seen and experienced so much, not to mention the connections I have gained in both fields as well. "

    - Seth Kopelman, A.A.S Culinary Arts and B.A. Hospitality Management '15

  • "Kendall College is more than just a school; it’s an arena for creativity and independence. It was an invaluable experience for me. I recommend it to anyone aspiring to a career in the culinary arts.”

    - Bill Kim, Owner of Urban Belly/Belly Shack, Culinary Arts '92

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