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    CIA California Degree & Certificate Programs

  • Learn Among the Legends of the Napa Valley at the CIA at Greystone and The CIA at Copia

    At CIA California, you’ll meet aspiring chefs and world-class food educators. Our associate degree programs at the CIA at Greystone follow the same in-depth curriculum found at our main CIA campus in Hyde Park, NY. You can also choose a culinary arts certificate program at The CIA at Copia. Both locations take full advantage of the unique food and wine resources found in the Napa Valley. With so many course offerings, we’re sure we have the right program for you. Get more information about our programs or to start your application today—it’s fast and easy!

  • CIA California Degree and Certificate Programs

  • CIA Online Degree Programs

  • Looking for More Options?

    Our New York campus offers bachelor’s degrees in Applied Food Studies, Culinary Science, Food Business Management, and Hospitality Management.
  • At the CIA in California, you will:

    • Immerse yourself in a world of food and wine in the heart of the Napa Valley.
    • Learn from chefs and professors with outstanding industry and education credentials.
    • Explore our Williams Center for Flavor Discovery, Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies, the Spice Islands® Marketplace, Ghiradelli Chocolate Discovery Center, and Vintners Hall of Fame.
    • Engage in hands-on learning in our professional kitchens and bakeshops as well as in our award-winning campus restaurants (all CIA restaurants are public-facing, fully operational retail dining establishments that serve more than 333,000 customers annually).
    • Share ideas with classmates and cultivate your culinary expertise.
  • CIA Advanced Culinary Arts Certificate Program
  • CIA California Admissions Events

    Jul
    28
    This event is perfect for anyone with a passion for food and hospitality who wants to learn more about our college. Let us introduce you to the world's premier culinary college. Begin your college exploration with our online Open House at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time. In this interactive Open House, you'll learn more about our California Campus—academic programs, application process, and scholarships.
    Aug
    02
    Ready, set, go! If you want to learn more about our college programs—FAST—this event is for you. Join us at 4 p.m. Pacific Time for a quick, virtual information session to learn the basics about our California campus, programs, the support services offered, and financial aid. At the end, an admissions counselor will walk you through the application process.
    Aug
    11
    This event is perfect for anyone with a passion for food and hospitality who wants to learn more about our college. Let us introduce you to the world's premier culinary college. Begin your college exploration with our online Open House at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time. In this interactive Open House, you'll learn more about our California Campus—academic programs, application process, and scholarships.
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