Customize your CIA degree and move one step closer to your dream job! Our two exciting programs—the CIA bachelor’s degree concentrations and CIA study abroad travel experiences—make it possible for you to take a deep dive into a specific topic or culinary region that interests you. Expand your knowledge, hone your skills, broaden your cultural understanding, and stand out from the crowd.
What could be better than an opportunity to learn from experts in the field, challenge yourself, and shape your future in the industry—with a program that is already included in your tuition? Choose to take a semester-long bachelor’s degree concentration to deepen your knowledge of a topic. Or, branch out and try something completely unexpected—you never know where inspiration and your future in food will come from, because CIA bachelor’s degree concentrations expand your culinary universe!
If exploring the connection between geography, culture, and cuisine is your passion, then the CIA’s study abroad culinary travel program is perfect for you. Take a two-week culinary tour to exciting destinations like China, Peru, Italy, France, and Spain and develop a deep understanding of the cuisine and culture of the region. The CIA’s extensive connections around the world open doors to one-of-a-kind experiences. You’ll interact with local farmers and vintners, visit museums and galleries, and dine in local residents’ homes as well as at world-class restaurants. Led by CIA faculty, these culinary study abroad experiences broaden your world and food view.