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  • High School Students

    High School Students, Parents, and Educators

    If you’re in high school, the parent of a high school student, or a secondary school teacher, discover how the CIA best prepares young learners for careers in the food industry.
    Transfer Students

    Transfer Students

    Learn about the CIA’s generous transfer credit review policies and our accelerated programs.
    College Grads / Adult Students

    College Grads / Adult Learners

    Even if you already have a college degree, the CIA offers many more ways to expand your culinary knowledge and best position yourself for future career growth in the food industry.
    International Students

    International Students

    Read about international admission policies, student visas, and other information that will help you join the CIA’s diverse campus community.
    Veterans Students


    The CIA is committed to ensuring the brave servicemen and servicewomen of the U.S. armed forces receive the special attention they deserve.
    Accepted Students

    Accepted Students

    Congrats, you’ve been accepted to the CIA! Here’s what you should do next.
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    Faculty Spotlight

    Dr. Boo Huey Chern
    Adjunct Instructor—Business Management
    Numerous research studies, journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports.
    Olushola Wadley, CIA New York Bachelor's Degree in Applied Food Studies student.

    Student Spotlight

    Olushola Wadley
    Bachelor's Degree in Applied Food Studies
    I heard the CIA was creating a new degree focused on food studies, which is a critical examination of food and its context within science, arts, and society. I jumped at the opportunity when it was presented to me. What stood out to me about this program was the room for creativity to explore food issues and notions surrounding food.
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