Separate yourself from the crowd with a Culinary Institute of America degree. Whatever program you choose, you’ll receive a world-class education that gives you an edge when you enter the food business. Many employers look to the CIA first when hiring, so a CIA degree program will help move your résumé to the top of the pile. You’ll immerse yourself in hands-on learning, study the business of food, connect with valuable mentors, and explore concepts that will open a whole new world of opportunity for you.
Get the core culinary arts or baking and pastry arts knowledge and skills that are at the foundation of everything you’ll do at the CIA—and out in the food world.
Go higher and deeper in the world of food business, hospitality, culinary science, or applied food studies with experiences, instruction, and curricula that prepare you to lead the industry and change the world.
Grow your career and open up new opportunities with targeted online programs that give you exactly the right food business or wine and beverage know-how and connections.
Gain hands-on culinary expertise in only 30 weeks. If you already have a hospitality or liberal arts bachelor’s, advance your career with the CIA’s Accelerated Culinary Arts Certificate.