The Culinary Institute Of America

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The Culinary Institute of America is a four-year, private institution located in Hyde Park, NY, less than two hours from New York City.  The Institute of America has campuses in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore.

The Culinary Institute of America is an independent, not-for-profit institution that offers associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts. 

CIA also offers bachelor’s degree majors in:

  • Management
  • Culinary Science
  • Applied Food Studies

CIA also offers Executive Education through its Food Business School.

Culinary Institute of America Veteran Offerings

The Culinary Institute America offers veterans the following:

Additionally, if your military experience includes full-time food service work experience, you could qualify for an Accelerated Degree Option.  This program provides transfer credits that would enable you to get a CIA degree in as little as 15 months.

For active duty military, the Culinary Institute of America is approved for Tuition Assistance funding.

About the Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education for more than six decades. Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college.

Its conferences and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry in the areas of health & wellness, sustainability, world cuisines & cultures, and professional excellence & innovation.

The college also offers certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its worldwide network of 48,000 alumni includes leaders in every area of foodservice and hospitality.


Military Offering

Majors Offered

Search Majors Offered
  • A Associates
  • B Bachelors
  • BC Post B.A Certificate
  • M Masters
  • MC Post M.A Certificate
  • D Doctorate