Welcome to the Craft Brewing Program

We are located in the heart of the nation’s hop country and with our industry connections, internship opportunities, and hands-on brewing experiences, we are here to help you find a bright future in Craft Brewing.

Why Study Craft Brewing at CWU?

Our global network of alumni and connections to local and regional breweries serves us well in pointing you on the path toward research, marketing, development, and production/brewer positions.

Information for Students

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Alumni - Where are they now?

Information regarding alumni of the craft brewing program

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Upcoming Events

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Craft Brewing Facilities

Details about the Craft Brewing Facilities

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Degree Overview

Degree Overview of the craft brewing programs

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With a nearly 100% job placement rate, graduates of the CWU Craft Brewing degree programs are prepared to join the ever-growing and fast-paced brewing industry in careers spanning production, laboratory research, and sensory evaluation.

Degree Options

Come to Central Washington University and join a community of people passionate about the craft brewing industry.


  • Craft Brewing, BS

Minors and Certificates

  • Craft Brewing Certificate
  • Craft Brewing Minor
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For general university admissions information, contact the CWU Office of Admissions. For advising information, contact the Academic Advising Center.


Our Bachelor of Science degree in Craft Brewing includes a hands-on, science-based experience culminating in a brewery internship where you get to experience the field firsthand.

Our Minor is designed for Science Majors, with shared prerequisites, and both our Minor and Certificate programs include hands-on projects exploring the world of fermentation.

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