You’ve got the fundamentals and hands-on kitchen skills. Now master the business side of food, enhance your career, and boost your earning potential with the CIA’s online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Food Business Leadership.
There’s no faster way to turn your CIA associate degree into a bachelor’s! This online BBA program is designed specifically for AOS alumni with at least four years of full-time, progressive work experience after graduating. You’ll gain advanced knowledge and essential connections with business leaders, in a readily accessible format ideal for working professionals.
Whether you want to become a leader outside the kitchen or lead a kitchen, you’ll be fully prepared to grow your career with this online BBA degree.
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The National Restaurant Association estimates that the restaurant industry is expected to add 1.6 million jobs over the next decade. Couple that with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report that bachelor’s degrees lead to 42% more weekly earnings than associates, and you can see why this food business leadership program is so vital to your career.
It’s the ideal formula for success. Greater opportunity + greater earning potential = an amazing food business career. And with your CIA bachelor’s degree in hand, you’ll have plenty of next-level leadership paths to choose, in areas such as:
So many possibilities—and our Career Services staff will continue to help you every step of the way. There’s no network like the CIA network, and yours will grow even wider with your bachelor’s degree.
You’ve already joined the ranks of celebrated CIA alumni who are making a difference in every segment of the industry. Now it’s time to take your place as an influential leader in the food world.
The 60-credit BBA in Food Business Leadership includes:
You will get a carefully designed mix of in-depth food- and beverage-focused management, business, and liberal arts courses that build on the CIA’s renowned culinary or baking and pastry arts core.
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“It’s exciting news for our associate degree graduates. They can complete a bachelor’s while still working full-time and meeting family commitments. With the online BBA’s engaging, innovative, and challenging course work, students will be well on their way to achieving both personal and career goals.”
Dr. Annette Graham ’88
Dean—School of Business and Management, CIA