Baking Science and Technology
This world-renowned course is the cornerstone of AIB's educational programs. In
less than six months, you can become a professional baking technologist.
The course is divided into four major areas:
- Baking Science
- Production Management
- Bread and Roll Production
- Cake and Sweet Goods Production
If you work in the baking industry and your employer pays for you to attend
the Baking Science and Technology course, you are a "company-sponsored"
student. Company-sponsored students may choose to omit Cake and Sweet Goods
Production. By doing this, you will finish
in 14 weeks with a narrower focus. If you are not yet employed in the baking
industry, you are a "self-sponsored" student. Self-sponsored students are
required to take the complete course, which lasts 20 weeks. Self-sponsored
students are eligible for scholarships and financial aid.
Style of Instruction: You will learn by being immersed in baking technology.
Each day, four hours of work in the classroom are followed by four hours of work
in the labs. To maintain a high grade point average, students devote
an average of four hours nightly to study. Products are produced, evaluated, and changed
as needed. Students are assigned projects to develop the skills
of product formulation, production management, sales, and quality assurance.
Who should attend? Any individual who wants to be a leader in the baking industry.
When is it offered? To find out when this course is held and tuition information,
How can the course be financed? Scholarships
and student loans are available for self-sponsored students. AIB's School of Baking in
nationally accredited through the North Central Association of Schools.
Placement assistance is provided: Self-sponsored students are provided training on
resume-writing and interviewing skills. Each self-sponsored student is offered the opportunity
to participate in videotaped interview with the Vice President of Education.