Great news! Your time in the food industry may qualify you for college transfer credits for your work experience that can enable the CIA to waive your externship semester. That means you could earn your CIA degree in culinary arts or baking and pastry arts faster! If you have full-time, hands-on work experience in professional kitchens that features progressive levels of responsibility, the CIA Turbo Option is for you.
Here’s what you need to qualify:
Here’s how to apply:
You can submit your application for the CIA Turbo 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 accelerated degree program offering, so apply now!