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Bachelor's Degree in Bakery Science and Management

B.S. bakery science and management; minor

Today’s bakeries are often high-tech businesses involving complex equipment, formulations, organization and products that require technical knowledge to solve complex problems.

The number of available positions for graduates is greater than the supply. In fact, it is not unusual for students to have multiple job offers before graduation, often with average salaries nearly 50 percent higher than the university average.

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Students frequently engage in hands-on learning opportunities outside of the classroom, including paid internships.

The K-State difference

A variety of internships are available to students each year. They give students a firsthand look at the baking industry while providing them practical experiences that often lead to job offers even before graduation.

Additionally, K-State develops new technologies and practices, as well as creative business strategies that are used throughout the industry. Our research laboratories include a pilot-scale bakery, and various analytical labs for testing ingredients, dough, and finished products.

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Did you know?

The Bakery Science Club helps students sharpen their skills while gaining hands-on experience. Every month the club produces fresh-baked products for sale.

What classes will I take?

K-State’s bakery science and management degree program is flexible, allowing it to reflect the personality and interests of the student. Students choose from one of two options:

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How can I continue my education?

Bakery Science (Minor)
Cereal Chemistry (Minor)
Feed Science (Minor)
Grain Science (M.S.)
Grain Science (Ph.D.)

What can I do with a degree in bakery science and management?

The number of available positions for graduates is greater than the supply. In fact, it is not unusual for students to have multiple job offers before graduation, often with average salaries nearly 50 percent higher than the university average. Career options include:

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