Master’s Degrees in Culinary Arts
Education Levels of Culinary Arts Majors
In 2018-2019, 31 earned their master's degree in culinary arts. This earns it the #274 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in culinary arts at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Culinary Arts Majors With Master’s Degrees
The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in culinary arts is $43,100. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.
To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $43,100 to a high of $43,100.
More women than men pursue their master's degree in culinary arts. About 77.4% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of culinary arts master’s degree students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Most Popular Culinary Arts Programs for Master’s Degrees
There are 2 colleges that offer a master’s degree in culinary arts. Learn more about the most popular 2 below:
Boston University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for culinary arts majors who are seeking their master's degree. Roughly 33,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,720 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their master's degree in culinary arts from Boston U. Of these students, 81% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.
Drexel University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in culinary arts. Roughly 24,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,146 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $35,181 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their master's degree in culinary arts from Drexel. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to culinary arts that offer master’s degrees.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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