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    Academic Programs at the CIA

    Fire Up Your Love of Food

  • CIA Degree and Certificate Programs

    Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

    You’ll find CIA alumni—recognized by employers as the best in the business—at the top of the food, beverage, and hospitality world. They’re acclaimed chefs, high-end restaurant owners, entrepreneurs, corporate hospitality executives, research and development chefs, food stylists, media personalities, sommeliers, educators…successful professionals making a difference in every segment of the industry.

    Join them, and you’ll discover how the CIA’s degree and certificate programs prepare you to begin or accelerate your career in this exciting, innovative, and fast-growing field.

    Choose from CIA undergraduate programs in baking and pastry arts, applied food studies, culinary arts, culinary science, food business management, or hospitality management. At the graduate level, the college offers a first-of-its-kind, primarily online food business master’s degree as well as a graduate certificate program in wines and beverages.

  • CIA Executive and Graduate Education

    Executive Education

    If you’re already established in the food and beverage business, the CIA offers a unique career advancement opportunity through its Food Business School. It’s the first school dedicated to food entrepreneurship and innovation—perfect for aspiring entrepreneurs and industry leaders ready to turn challenges into business opportunities.
  • CIA Food Enthusiast Programs

    Indulge Your Passion for Food & Wine – Enthusiasts

    If you love exploring the world of food and wine but aren’t looking for professional training, CIA enthusiast programs are the ideal choice. Learn from our expert instructors in New York, California, and Texas during classes that fully immerse you in this vibrant and creative environment.

    Whatever program you choose, you’re in for an exciting, memorable experience. Make the CIA your food and wine playground!
  • CIA Industry Professional Programs

    Spice Up Your Career – Professionals

    The CIA offers professional, hands-on learning to meet specific needs of the food, beverage, and hospitality industry. We also offer the prestigious ProChef® Certification Program—the food industry’s ultimate stamp of approval that showcases your culinary arts proficiency, personnel management, and financial administration.