CIA graduates are found not only in the finest restaurants, but in the research kitchens of leading food companies, too. In our Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) in Culinary Science degree program, you’ll study the scientific foundations of food production and get started on the path to a fascinating and rewarding career in the food business.
Please note: CIA’s culinary science bachelor's degree program is limited to 20–24 students per entry date.
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With a CIA bachelor’s degree, you don’t just have a foot in the door—you have thousands of feet in the door. Our alumni are an accomplished, supportive network throughout the industry, whatever your career goals. You can:
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 list of celebrated CIA alumni is as diverse as it is extensive. They’ve found success doing what they love. They fully embraced the idea that Food is Life®.
Now it’s your turn.
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.
Regular Guest Speakers—Culinary Science
We are pleased to welcome a rotation of outstanding guest speakers from all segments of the food world. By coming to campus to share their knowledge, these industry leaders greatly enrich the learning experience for our culinary science students.
Upcoming guest speakers include:
Michele Reisner ’76Q Research Solutions
Sarah StriblingUnilever Food Solutions
Matt TomIndependent Technical Consultant