The best way to learn is by doing, and you won’t find a better place to get hands-on with food than the CIA. You’ll build a strong foundation as you prepare for your successful food career, on a campus with plenty of wide-open spaces to explore and things to do. Plus, our variety of internships, study-abroad programs, and bachelor’s degree concentrations add even more depth to your experience.
Your passion for food is tailor-made for a CIA degree program. The unique learning, teamwork, and food-focused academics you’ll experience every day will help you grow and fully discover this exciting profession. You did it—you’ve just found your dream school!
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 and hospitality, 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 programs that give you exactly the right food, wine, and business 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.