A unique opportunity for students with hands-on, professional kitchen experience.
Great news! Your work experience in the food world may qualify you for transfer credits that will enable the CIA to waive the semester-long externship in our celebrated culinary arts and baking & pastry arts degree programs. If you have full-time foodservice work experience that features progressive levels of responsibility, the CIA Accelerated Degree Option is for you.
Here’s what you need to qualify:
Here’s how to apply:
You can submit your application for the Accelerated Degree Option externship waiver any time prior to, or before the end of, your first semester at the CIA. You’ll be notified of a decision within two weeks of the application decision. Please be aware that seats are limited for this unique offering, so apply now!