Do you already have a bachelor’s degree in hospitality, food science, nutrition, or a related field? Then our Accelerated Culinary Arts Certificate Program (ACAP) is designed specifically for you. In just 30 weeks, you can acquire the knowledge and skills to grow the “food” side of your career.
If you possess a bachelor’s degree in communications, photography, marketing, or media, you may also qualify for this culinary arts program by including a Statement of Purpose along with your ACAP application describing your interest in and purpose for advancing your culinary knowledge.
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When you combine your bachelor's degree with the skills you'll learn in our culinary arts certificate program, your career options will instantly multiply. Take a look at just a few of the positions in which CIA ACAP alumni are working:
This program is designed for individuals who possess an approved bachelor's degree in hospitality management, restaurant management, food science, or nutrition/dietetics. The CIA may consider students with degrees in the fields of marketing, public relations, or related fields who have a serious interest in advancing their culinary knowledge.
How to Apply
The CIA is very committed to making your CIA education as affordable as possible. Our costs are comparable to similar colleges, and here's even better news—approximately 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid.
Don't let applying for financial assistance keep you from going to the world's premier culinary college. No matter what your individual circumstances are, we will work with you to help make attending the CIA an affordable investment in your future in the world of food.
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