Craft Beverage Management and Quality Assurance (BAS)

Bachelor of Applied Science

(90 credits)

Program Description

Combine your interests in science, technology, business, and creativity in a unique way. Distill spirits and craft signature brews in the fast-growing craft beverage industry. Students in our Craft Brewing & Distilling program work alongside experienced local brewers, distillers, and cider makers to learn what it takes to be a part of this field and develop the industry.

The Craft Brewing and Distilling program prepares students to enter industry with an advanced familiarity of the scientific, technological, business, and creative elements that are essential for successful leadership in the craft beverage industry. This degree focuses deeply on the technical, business, and analytical skills necessary to manage or establish a successful brewery, cidery, distillery, or other craft beverage enterprise. Students learn how businesses are established and grown, products are developed from concept to glass, and how to test commercial beverages for quality using state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation and techniques.

Career Opportunities  

  • Craft Brewer
  • Distiller
  • Production Manager
  • Brewery Owner