If you love to bake and dream of building a career out of your passion, the CIA's Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Baking and Pastry Arts degree program is for you. In just 21 months, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary for success in this thriving industry.
You'll complete your degree with nine weeks of real-world experience, learning firsthand how to run a successful bakery café operation from both the front and back of the house. You’ll also prepare the breads, plated desserts, chocolates, and confections for our on-campus restaurant.
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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.
With a CIA 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.
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