Pastry Arts | Clover Park Technical College
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Pastry Arts

Get the hands-on training you need for a career in pastry arts.

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Visit the Program

Our next program info session for Pastry Arts is January 10 at 3 p.m. in the Building 31 lab . Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

Sign Up

You can start the program any quarter.

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Pastry Arts Degree: Length varies

Pastry Arts Certificate: 3 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Baker/Pastry Chef

Median annual wage in Washington:

$24,500 per year.

Full Career Details

Career Pathway

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at

What You'll Learn

Students already working in the culinary arts field can select a study path that will expand their skills and further their employment potential.

View all Pastry Arts Program Outcomes here.

Degrees & Certificates

Within this program we offer a Pastry Arts Degree and a Pastry Arts Certificate. Click the links for more info.

Pastry Arts Degree (AAT & AAS-T)

Pastry Arts Certificate

Meet the Instructors

Shelley Newman, an instructor at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma
Shelley Newman
Experience: A Tier Above - Owner, The Fairmont Hotel, The Ritz Carlton, Cakework Education: California Culinary Academy, St Leo's College, Highline Community College