A College Degree and Culinary Diploma

If you are torn between pursuing a college degree or completing a culinary program, now you can do both and earn credentials from two esteemed institutions. ICC has entered into a unique relationship with The New School (a leading university that’s home to Parsons School of Design and Mannes College of Music) in New York City. ICC grads can earn up to 60 credits toward a bachelor’s degree at The New School, or 30 toward an associate’s degree. An SAT is not required. These exciting degree programs offer classes on campus in New York and online. The bachelor’s degree program can be completed entirely online.

Students at The New School work with a faculty advisor to design a degree that meets their individual goals. The types of coursework students can take is enormously broad, ranging from humanities and science to food studies and creative writing. Additionally, students may be able to take courses through other divisions of the university such as Eugene Lang College or Parsons.

Programs Eligible for The New School Bachelor’s Credit

  • The following courses are eligible to earn 22 credits, except where noted:
  • Professional Culinary Arts, New York and California
  • Professional Culinary Arts + Farm-to-Table, New York
  • Italian Culinary Experience, New York
  • Professional Pastry Arts, New York and California
  • Art of International Bread Baking – 9 credits, New York 
  • Intensive Sommelier Training – 7 credits, New York and California
  • Culinary Entrepreneurship – 3 credits, New York

Programs Eligible for The New School Associate’s Credit

The following courses are eligible to earn 22 credits, except where noted:

Earn an ESL + Food Certificate

The ESL + Food Certificate program, designed by The New School and International Culinary Center, allows students to attend ICC after receiving a high-quality English language education, including a class on The Language of the Kitchen. Click here to learn more. (F1 student visa eligibility based on full-time student status.)

To get started, speak to your admission representative or contact us for more information.



Pace University + ICC

Pace-Lubin-logoPace University and the International Culinary Center (ICC) have teamed up to combine education in ICC’s Professional Culinary Arts program with the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program in Management – Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) concentration offered by Pace’s Lubin School of Business.

Graduates of the ICC Professional Culinary Arts program who earn a minimum final overall grade point average of 85% will be able to transfer 15 credits towards the Pace BBA Management major in Hospitality and Tourism Management. To find out more, click here.