Advance Your Culinary Career at the CIA


    Continue Your Culinary Journey at the CIA

    You may already be in the food industry and are looking to advance your culinary career. Or maybe you want a career change. No matter your situation, we know your time is valuable and you want to ensure a return on your investment. The CIA offers you:

    Get Started When You’re Ready

    With important factors such as work, family, and career to consider, our year-round admission process makes it easier to start your CIA education when it’s most convenient.

    Already hold a college degree or college credits? Learn more about the CIA’s college credit transfer policies.

    You Should Know:

    • Be sure to file your FAFSA. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid for culinary degrees. Don’t assume you won’t qualify.
    • Experience counts. Even if your foodservice experience was more than 10 years ago, as long as it meets our requirements, it qualifies.
    • Considering Winter or Spring enrollment? Learn more about our year round entry dates.
  • Our public restaurants make it real—you prepare and serve meals to customers right on campus.
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