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.
If you already hold a bachelor’s degree, the CIA has unique options for you. You can study food business, sustainable food systems, or dive into the world of wine—check out our options, both online.
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!
It’s time to invest in your future. The CIA is here to help you get the education you deserve. Unlike many other colleges, CIA transfer students are eligible for the same scholarships and aid opportunities as first-time freshmen.
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!
There is no better way to learn about the CIA than by visiting one of our campuses. Check out our full list of admissions events, including online open houses and campus tours. And after a few hours, you’ll know this is the college for you.
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.