If you love to bake and dream of building a career out of your passion, the CIA’s Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) in Baking and Pastry Arts degree program is for you. In just 21 months, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary for success in this thriving industry.
You’ll complete your degree in our student-staffed Bakery Café by illy, learning firsthand how to run a successful bakery café operation from both the front and back of the house. You’ll also prepare the breads, plated desserts, chocolates, and confections for our on-campus fine-dining restaurant.
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As you pursue your career, you'll have a number of valuable resources at your disposal. The CIA Office of Career Services will help you, and you'll have access to extensive computer job listings through E-Recruiting. You'll also be a part of more than 45,000-strong alumni network to help guide and advance your career.
Whatever your career goals, we'll help you achieve them. Just look what you can do with your associate degree in baking and pastry arts from the CIA:
And with so many possibilities out there, our Career Services
staff is ready to help you every step of the way, not only for that ideal first job, but for a lifetime of great opportunities. There's no network like the CIA network!
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.