Whether you’re a food professional or have always dreamed of becoming one, you’re in the right place! Our student community is enriched by people just like you, from all walks of life, who want to transform their passion for food into career growth. That’s why the CIA has degree or certificate options tailored to your experience and goals.
No matter which program you choose you will:
Whatever your background or goal in the food world, the CIA has a degree that can help you succeed. Our bachelor’s and associate degree programs will get you there. It’s time to fire up your future.
Especially for students with 30+ college credits, this program immerses you in our kitchens or bakeshops. Finish your degree with hands-on learning and then put it to work in the food industry.
Get college credit for your real-world work experience with our Turbo option. Get your associate degree in culinary arts or baking and pastry arts in as little as 15 months!
If you already hold a bachelor’s degree, the CIA has unique options for you. You can study food business online, dive into the world of wine, or jump start a new food career with hands-on study—check out our options.
It’s time to invest in your future—and the CIA is here to help you get the education you deserve. Unlike many other colleges, at the CIA transfer students are eligible for the same scholarships and aid awards opportunities as first-time freshmen. Experience the CIA difference.
At the CIA, you’ll find all the ingredients you need to create a college experience that’s uniquely yours. Welcome to a campus community that shares your passion!
We wish you were here—but until you are, check out our virtual tours and online events!
Invest in your future! The CIA is number one in ROI among all degree-granting culinary colleges. In fact, our 10-year return on investment is significantly higher than the average for all colleges in the country.