Advance or Start Your Food Career Here


    Build on Your Experience

    Whether you’re a food professional or have always dreamed of becoming one, you’re in the right place! Because whatever your skills, knowledge, and life experiences, a CIA degree or certificate will help you reach your goals.

    No matter which CIA program you choose, you will:

    • Broaden your professional expertise and make invaluable industry contacts.
    • Learn from the world-class CIA faculty—renowned experts in food, hospitality, and academics.
    • Meet and interview with leading food and hospitality companies at our amazing on-campus career fairs.
    • Engage in global networking opportunities as one of our more than 50,000+ successful alumni.

    Here’s how to get started:

    Join Us for Tap Into CIA!

    Drop in for a happy hour-style meet and greet at our New York campus brewery! You can sample a CIA beer and chat with us anytime from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on July 16. CIA Head Brewer Hutch Kugeman will show you around the brewery and talk about the brewing process, and CIA admissions counselors will be on hand to answer your questions. An optional campus tour departs from the brewery at 6:30 p.m. Cheers!

    Select a Date, RSVP Now

    Open House for Adult & Transfer Students—August 23, 2019

    Are you working in the food industry and want to advance? Have you completed high school, and maybe even attended another college? Thinking about switching careers? If any of these sounds like you, please join us for a special Open House for Adult and Transfer Students.

    Register Now

  • Did You Know? The CIA Offers an Accelerated Degree Option for Students with Professional Kitchen Experience.
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