If you dream to one day own or manage a craft brewery, consider earning a professional certificate focused in craft brewing from Johnson & Wales University. This online certificate program is designed for working professionals or hobbyists looking to excel in the craft brewing industry. Through the coursework, students will gain a better understanding of the business of the craft-brewing industry, advance their understanding of the science of brewing, and what goes into operating a successful brewery.
Note: Given that this is a highly specialized program with very specific requirements, students may only start in the Fall I session. Now enrolling for Fall 2022.
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This program is offered in collaboration with JWU’s College of Food Innovation & Technology.
- earn at your own pace
- multiple start dates, begin when ready
- 16:1 student to faculty ratio
- 97.7% career outcomes rate
- 100% Online career-focused curriculum
Upon completion, students will be able to apply their theoretical brewing knowledge in real-world settings and to develop, craft, and serve their own original recipes. You will be able to design, formulate, and brew beer recipes that meet generally accepted standards and reflect the characteristics of primary beer styles.
Whether you are an aspiring professional brewer, desire to advance your career in the industry, or simply want to know more about how to brew and brew well, this certificate will prepare you professionally for your next step.
- Brewing Arts
- Brewery Operations and Planning
- Advanced Brewing Theory and Analysis
- And more
Note: Students who enroll in this certificate program are ineligible for financial aid. Contact Online Student Financial Services (855-598-5040 or [email protected]) for options.
*Graduates of this program will be prepared to sit for the Institute of Brewing and Distilling's "General Certificate in Brewing," an NVQ level 3 achievement
** Online students must be of legal drinking age; 21 years of age in the US or of minimum legal drinking age in the country where they are attending the course. Please note that we periodically ask students to provide us with a government ID showing their date of birth.