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Culinary Arts Certificate Program Overview

ECPI University offers Certificate programs (also referred to as Micro-credentials) that focus on specific skill sets. These programs are shorter than traditional degree programs and are designed to meet the needs of working professionals so that they can stay competitive in their field. Certificate programs may be offered in a variety of ways to suit the learning style and schedules of individuals. They may include remote learning, instructor led in-seat learning, hybrid courses, and online courses.

About Culinary Arts Certificates

Food Service Financial Management. The certificate program covers aspects of the food service industry specifically from the perspective of financial management, learning the fundamentals of hospitality accounting, including how to develop and interpret financial balance sheets, income statements, profit and loss statements, and statements of cash flow..

Food Service Leadership. The certificate program covers aspects of the leadership skills associated with creating, communicating, and implementing an operational vision. Students will learn to use effective leadership communication skills to manage diversity in the workforce, coach and motivate staff members, resolve staff conflicts, and empower/delegate tasks to be an effective leader in food service operations.

Food Service Financial Management

9 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
ACC101 General Accounting 3
FSM320 Food Service Financial Management 3
FSM380 Food Service Cost Controls 3

Food Service Leadership

12 semester credit hours

Course ID Course Name Credits
FSM310 Leadership in Foodservice 3
FSM315 Staff Development and Communication for Managers 3
FSM360 Managing Outstanding Customer Service 3
FSM410 Operational Ethics and Legal Issues 3