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.
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! Now find the program that's right for you...
Want to shine in a kitchen or bakeshop? Lead a successful food business? Make a difference in the world through food? These diverse, industry-relevant CIA majors will put you on the right path to an amazing career.
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Are you curious about what it’s really like to be a CIA student? We’ve got you covered. While you work on your application, connect with one of our dedicated student ambassadors. They can answer the questions you haven’t asked anyone else, share their own personal experiences, and give you expert and genuine advice—because they’ve gone through it, too. Find out what it means to be part of the CIA family. Connect with someone now or see more ambassadors here!