Get Your Professional Certificate in the Business of Craft Beer

San Diego’s craft beer industry has more than doubled in the past two years, and has earned our town titles such as “America’s Best Beer City,” “Top Beer Town,” and “Top 10 Microbrew Destination.” The growth of the industry has paralleled the growth of our most popular certificate program: the Business of Craft Beer.

The SDSU Craft Beer Program is so popular that courses always fill to capacity, which is why you’ll want to note that registration opens at midnight on August 1.

Gain an overall appreciation of craft beer through interactive, hands-on learning while exploring the industry’s past, current trends, and what the future holds.

SDSU Craft Beer Program Benefits

• Provides the skills necessary to enter the craft beer industry
• Offers professional development opportunities for current industry employees
• Promotes craft beer literacy for the hospitality sector and consumers
• Offers industry connections and networking opportunities within the San Diego brewing community


SDSU Craft Beer Program Upcoming Courses
Must be 21 years of age to register.
Classes are held at SDSU and local breweries.

Beer Styles II
Thursdays, August 28-Oct. 16, 6-9 pm

Exploring Craft Beer
Mondays, Sept. 29-Nov. 3, 6-9 pm

Craft Beer and Food Pairing
Tuesdays, Sept. 30-Nov. 4, 6-9 pm

Beer Styles I
Thursdays, Oct. 23-Dec. 18, 6-9 pm

The Business of Distribution
Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 am-4 pm

Brewery Start-Up II: The Business Plan
Mondays, Nov. 10-Dec. 15, 6-9 pm



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