Turn Your Passion Into a Successful Career

Industry-recognized Training, Online OR In-person

If you’ve been thinking about a career in the brewing industry, you’ve come to the right place. UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education is a world-renowned leader in brewing education. Whether you’re a talented home brewer or an industry professional, our Master Brewers Certificate Program not only gives you the knowledge and skills, but also the confidence to turn your passion into a successful career.

And now, for the first time ever, our exceptional program is available in both in-person and online formats. So, whether you’re looking for a classroom-based brewing education or something with a more flexible schedule that can be worked into your busy lifestyle, we have you covered. No matter which format you choose, our program provides an in-depth understanding of brewing science and brewery engineering, as well as the fundamental knowledge and insight to become an accomplished, practical brewer who is eagerly sought by employers in todays’ brewing industry.

The Master Brewers Certificate Program is:

  • Applicable — Our Master Brewers Certificate Program is successful because it teaches the skills and knowledge required in the brewing industry
  • High-Quality — Learn from academic and industry experts about the science and engineering of brewing
  • Connected Tap into an exceptional network of resources, opportunities and expertise in brewing knowledge

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In-Person Option

  • 15 weeks
  • March – June 
  • Classes held in Davis, CA
  • VA Benefits eligible: Yes
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Online Option

  • 18 months
  • 7 classes
  • Begins early 2022
  • Classes taught with mix of pre-recorded lectures and live, instructor-led discussions
  • Optional in-person bootcamp available

World-class Education
Featuring UC quality and university-level training, our certificate program provides a university-approved qualification for entering (or advancing your career within) the brewing industry.

Expert Instruction
Learn from world-renowned brewing instructors who have a wealth of knowledge and the industry experience to back it up.

Training that Meets Your Needs
Whether you want the classroom experience or prefer to learn online, our program is set up to deliver the exceptional brewing education you want, in a format that works for you.