CIA Master’s Degree Programs

  • Earn Your Master’s Degree Online

    Perfect for the busy professional. Grow your career without interrupting your work or personal life. With online master’s degrees in food business or wine and beverage management—the CIA has the right program to expand your career options, elevate your skills, and reset your goals. A CIA credential is the final touch your resume needs—opening doors throughout the food world and ushering you into our industry-wide alumni network.

    Master’s in Food Business

    Master’s in Food Business—Online

    CIA’s unique online curriculum will help you develop the mindset, skill set, and tool set to launch your own food business or advance the company you work for. Our graduate degree program pairs high-end business education with a food focus found only at the CIA.

    Master’s in Wine and Beverage Management

    Master’s in Wine and Beverage Management—Online

    NOW ONLINE FOR FALL 2021! Now with the flexibility of online learning—this program is perfect for the busy business professional looking to develop a career in the growing wine and beverage industry. You’ll master the entire lifecycle of the bottle, explore the interplay between wine and food, and expand your expertise in the global wine and beverage business.

  • Certificate Program

    Gain hands-on culinary expertise in only 30 weeks. If you already have a hospitality or liberal arts bachelor’s, you can advance your career with the CIA’s Accelerated Culinary Arts Certificate. Learn more >
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    Robert Tremblay ’10, Associate Director—AdmissionsRobert Tremblay ’10
    Associate Director—Admissions

    Specializes in assisting master’s and certificate students

  • Robert Bath, CIA Professor—Wine and Beverage Studies, California campus.

    Faculty Spotlight

    Robert Bath
    Professor—Wine and Beverage Studies
    Learn more about Master Sommelier Robert Bath, faculty member at the CIA.
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    Student Spotlight

    Carolyn Kading
    Master of Professional Studies in Food Business
    “The program’s design around the business aspect of food really drew me in because, while I love to cook, I knew I didn’t want to become a professional chef. I like the strategy, operations, and creativity of running a food business.”
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