The Escuela Hotelera de San Juan in order to represent the best learning environment as an opportunity for students to acquire abilities and skills required, as well as a measure of evaluation and certification of the curricula of the academic offer, discloses credits in academic units and unit credit pursuant to: 

The Act No. 284 of 2011, to establish that educational requirements in Puerto Rico are measured, accredited, licensed and approved in credits and hours, by any entity or regulatory or accrediting agencyof the different professions and trades.

Clock Hours                           Identifier                                Academic credit

15                                                Theory                                                    1

30                                                Laboratories                                          1

45                                                Externship                                               1

7.5                                               Field Work                                               0


Specialist in Culinary Arts Program – 59 academic credits – Sheet of costs

International Bakery and Pastry Program – 58 academic credits - Sheet of costs

National Agency of Accreditation: Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and College (ACCSC)

ACCSC measures credits program in the Escuela Hotelera of San Juan by credits per semester.

  • 1 clock hour in theory: 1 unit
  • 1 clock hour in laboratory: 1.5 units
  • 1 hour of externship: 1 unit
  • 1 hour of work out of the classroom : 0.5 units

All the Escuela Hotelera de San Juan students must comply with the requirements of credits per semester (as shown in the following table); In addition, for graduation purposes must accumulate 43.5 credits for the specialist program in culinary arts and 45.5 credits for the program of international bakery and pastry.


SEMESTER                                                 CREDIT UNITS

First Semester                                                        12
Second Semester                                                    12.5
Third Semester                                                        13
Fourth Semester                                                      8
Total                                                                       45.5

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Nighttime                                                          Nighttime