You’ll find CIA alumni among the top leaders in the food and beverage industry. They’re acclaimed chefs, high-end restaurant owners and entrepreneurs, top executives at leading hospitality companies, researchers and food stylists, media personalities, cookbook authors, educators, and more. A CIA degree is your passport to a successful career in the food industry, and employers recognize our graduates as among the best in the business.
The CIA offers a variety of degree and certificate programs to prepare you for an outstanding career in food, beverage, and hospitality.
Choose from bachelor’s degree majors in applied food studies, culinary science, food business management, hospitality management, and culinary arts. The CIA also offers two-year associate degree programs in culinary arts or baking and pastry arts, as well as an accelerated culinary arts certificate program and a graduate-level certificate program in wines and beverages, each of which you can complete in 30 weeks.