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    CIA Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs

  • Accelerate Your Career

    Isn’t it time to build on your bachelor’s degree and increase your professional prospects? A master’s degree or certificate from the CIA, along with our vast and influential industry network, will make all the difference in your career. Study food business online, or learn wine management or culinary arts hands-on in the heart of the incredible Napa Valley.


    Master’s in Food Business—Online

    Master’s in Food Business—Online

    Develop the mindset, skill set, and tool set to launch your own food business or advance the company you work for, in this online graduate degree program pairing high-end business education with a food focus found only at the CIA.



    Master’s in Wine Management

    Master’s in Wine Management

    Master the entire lifecycle of the bottle in this unique program that explores the interplay between wine and food and includes the study of distilled spirits and other beverages as well, all in the ideal setting—the world-famous Napa Valley.



    Accelerated Culinary Arts Certificate Program

    Accelerated Culinary Arts Certificate Program

    Discover what goes on inside professional kitchens as you use new cooking techniques, fresh ingredients, and the latest technology—helping you gain the specialized skills you need to advance your career in the food world.



  • Caroline Lynch, accelerated culinary arts certificate alum, now designer culinologist/food scientist

    Alumni Spotlight

    Caroline Lynch Gador '08
    Senior Manager, Research and Innovation, Danone
    “I know for a fact that my CIA education has gotten me to where I am today. I’m the total package having my bachelor’s degree and my certificate from the CIA.”
    Dr. Annette S. Graham ’88, CIA Associate Dean—Business Management

    Faculty Spotlight

    Dr. Annette S. Graham ’88
    Dean—School of Business and Management
    Read more about Dr. Annette S. Graham ’88, dean of the school of business and management.
  • “Almost every profession has an outstanding training ground. The military has West Point, music has Juilliard, and the culinary arts has the Institute.”
    — Craig Claiborne, Celebrated Author and Food Critic, The New York Times