If the excitement of hospitality and hotel management is calling your name, then experience the next-level hospitality management degree—available only at the CIA.
At the CIA, we’re redefining hospitality education with our Bachelor of Science (BS) in Hospitality Management degree—offered exclusively at our New York campus. This next-level, integrated program not only provides an arsenal of business-focused hospitality skills, but it also goes beyond to provide you with the critical hands-on, food and beverage, experience you need to become a well-rounded hospitality leader. Succeeding in the industry and progressing to positions of leadership means mastering the theater of food and beverage—the ‘show’ of it all. After all, it’s the most memorable part of any guest experience and the key driver of financial success. With 10x more food and beverage instruction than most other hospitality programs, you’ll gain the confidence and distinct advantage in the kitchen and beyond. Whether you choose to lead the hospitality industry from the business and hotel end of operations or food and event planning, nobody can better prepare you for your hospitality future than the CIA.
“What makes the experience different in a hotel business is the food and beverage. That is our show.”
Arash Azarbarzin ’89
President, SH Hotels & Resorts
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Interested in becoming a hospitality leader of tomorrow? Hospitality is one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic professions—and it’s ready for new leaders and fresh ideas! With the CIA’s revolutionary new Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management degree, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in exciting areas of hospitality management, such as:
With so many possibilities, our Career Services staff is ready to help you every step of the way. There’s no network like the CIA network, which includes some of the world’s most renowned culinary, beverage, and hospitality experts.
The list of celebrated CIA alumni is as diverse as it is extensive. They’ve found success doing what they love. Now it’s your turn.
The 123-credit Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management program includes:
You will get an ideal mix of in-depth service management, business, and liberal arts courses with a strong food and beverage core unique to the CIA.
The curriculum features a semester-long internship experience, as well as optional, specialized study concentrations in key hospitality industry segments.
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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—more than 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.
Since its founding nearly 75 years ago, the CIA has been dedicated to all aspects of hospitality and stands alone as an innovator and progressive leader in this industry. It’s no wonder many of our alumni are already leading at top hospitality companies around the world like Marriott, Hilton, SH Hotels, Royal Caribbean International, Walt Disney World, and many more.
Our industry leadership also makes the CIA a sought-out partner for other premier hospitality colleges and universities.
In partnership with The Culinary Institute of America, Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration offers a collaborative degree program, where Cornell students can cultivate management expertise along with culinary depth at the CIA.
And, many bachelor’s graduates with a hospitality or hotel management degree from an accredited college or university add the CIA’s Accelerated Culinary Arts Certificate Program to gain the core culinary skills they need to advance in the industry.
The CIA offers many different ways for those interested in leading in hospitality and hotel management. Now, you can get an integrated food and beverage education with our comprehensive bachelor’s degree in hospitality management directly from the CIA. You’ll be prepared for operational success and have a clear path to leadership.
Hear from CIA ’89 alum and president of SH Hotels & Resorts, Arash Azarbarzin.
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