Do you love making cookies, bread, cakes, cupcakes and so on? Maybe you should think about a career in baking! There are many great baking and pastry schools across the US you can attend to achieve a degree. A degree in cooking is important if you want to work towards a career in baking. The more overall cooking experience you have, the better baker you will be. You could specialize in certain baked goods are do all sorts of baking. The option is yours!