University of California - Davis

University Extension

The Professional Brewers Certificate



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

The Professional Brewers Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Professional Brewers Certificate Program is an intensive, six-week course of study that explores the theory and practice of contemporary brewing science and engineering. It is comprised of 180 hours of instruction covering grain handling, malting, brewhouse processes and control of wort quality, yeast and fermentation processes as they affect beer quality, filtration and finishing, fluid flow, heat transfer through flat and curved surfaces, theory and practice of carbonation and refrigeration in the brewery, and several other topics of study.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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