A CIA credential makes you more desirable to employers in all segments of the food industry. Our five undergraduate schools award bachelor's degrees in food business management, culinary science, and applied food studies; associate degrees in either culinary arts or baking and pastry arts; and an accelerated culinary arts certificate.
CIA graduates do it all—they're acclaimed chefs, restaurant owners, entrepreneurs, managers and executives, research and development experts, media personalities, food stylists, cookbook authors, food editors, educators, food policy makers, and more.
The CIA School of Graduate and Executive Studies offers specialized, career-focused instruction.
If you are a culinary, beverage, or hospitality professional eager to advance, or someone who has a passion for wine and a desire for a new career, then the CIA Wine and Beverage Graduate Certificate (WBGC) program is for you. Immerse yourself in experiential study in the incomparable Napa Valley, and emerge just 30 weeks later with a powerful credential and invaluable industry connections.
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The Food Business School (FBS), our executive and graduate education center, is the world’s first business school dedicated to food entrepreneurship and innovation. Are you an inspired food system change-maker, entrepreneur, or industry leader ready to tackle the world’s most pressing food challenges—and their greatest business opportunities? Check out the FBS today!