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Catalog 2019-20


Brewing and Distillation Technology

Career Outlook

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This program is intended for those who are interested in starting a career in brewing, expanding their current brewing knowledge and practice, or considering opening a brewpub or microbrewery. The Brewing and Distillation Technology Certificate offered by Schoolcraft College provides detailed knowledge that can help jumpstart a career in craft beverage or brewing operations or provide the needed background for an entrepreneur who is considering opening a brewpub or microbrewery.

The curriculum has been designed with direct input from brewing professionals and owners of breweries, brewpubs, and distilleries in order to meet industry talent needs and to address the issues faced by aspiring entrepreneurs in this growing industry. The course of study focuses on the vital aspects of the beer and distilled spirits industry, including:

  • Business
  • Brewing science
  • Customer service
  • Operations
  • Product finishing and packaging

Certificate and Degree Options

  • Certificate

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