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    CIA Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs

  • Take Your Career to the NEXT LEVEL

    Looking to expand your career options? Reset your goals? Gain more knowledge and skills? A great way to make it happen is with a master’s degree or certificate from the CIA. It’s certainly an attention-getter on your résumé, and that along with our industry-wide network could make all the difference in your career. Pick the best option for you—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.



  • 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.
    Joel Gamoran

    Alumni Spotlight

    Joel Gamoran ’08
    Host and Executive Producer, Scraps and National Chef and Director of Culinary, Sur La Table
    “I needed the ‘why’ in my cooking. Why do scallops caramelize? Why does brining make such a huge difference? I am not a very scientific chef, but these are important for everyone to understand to fully reach the potential of their kitchens.”
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