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Bachelor's Degree in Bakery Science and Management

Enhance your understanding of the baking industry and train for a number of positions involving product development, production management, quality control or research and development.

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Bachelor's Degree in Bakery Science and Management

B.S. bakery science and management; specialties in cereal chemistry and production 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.


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


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The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process.



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