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Earn a Culinary certification in one year at Atlantic Cape’s Cape May County campus

05/17/2022 | Media Contact: Claire Sylvester | (609) 343-4933
Atlantic Cape Community College campus in Cape May County

Courses in Culinary, Nursing, Hospitality and Drones will be available at Cape May County campus this fall, scholarships available

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Atlantic Cape Community College is offering a new Culinary certificate program at its Cape May County campus starting Fall 2022, where students enrolled are eligible for a scholarship of up to $2,500 and a free knife kit worth $240.

The new Culinary program is part of expanded programming coming to the Cape May County campus this autumn that will also include courses in Drones and Hospitality, as well as evening Nursing courses.

During the 26-week Culinary Arts I certificate program, classes are taken over two 13-week seasonal semesters that begin on Sept. 19. Culinary classes run 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and students must take two general education classes to complete certification.

This program is designed to provide students with career training for entry-level positions in the culinary industry and can also be used as a foundation for completing the associate’s degree in Culinary Arts at the Academy of Culinary Arts in Mays Landing.

For more information on the Culinary certificate, visit and click the button for “Cape May”.

In addition to the new Culinary offerings, Atlantic Cape is excited to now offer evening Nursing classes at its Cape May County campus, allowing students the opportunity to begin their journey toward becoming a Registered Nurse close to home. The deadline to apply for the Nursing Program at Atlantic Cape is June 1. More information is available at

Expanded courses in Hospitality and Drones will also begin in Fall 2022. The college began relocating its Unmanned Aircraft System classes to the Cape May County campus last fall, with a goal to move the whole program by Spring 2023. Scholarships of $1,000 are available to students who enroll in one or more Aviation classes offered on the Cape May campus.

There are more opportunities to save by enrolling at Atlantic Cape. Students registering for Fall 2022 earning less than $65,000 a year, and who are enrolled in at least six credits may be eligible to have their tuition costs covered under New Jersey’s Community College Opportunity Grant. Financial aid and scholarships are also available.

Registration is available online and in-person at any of Atlantic Cape’s three campuses 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Current students can download Atlantic Cape’s new mobile app, Atlantic Cape Connect, to register for classes, check financial aid status, make a payment, and much more.

For more information or to register, visit