If you have a passion for cooking and dream of building a career in food, our Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Culinary Arts degree program will help get you there. In just 21 months, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the thriving food industry.
You’ll complete your degree in our award-winning, student-staffed restaurant—Nao—learning firsthand how to operate a successful restaurant from both the front and back of the house.
Ready to start? Apply today!
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.
How to Apply
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.