As the United States’ craft beer industry continues to boom (the number of operating breweries jumped 16.6 percent in 2016), brewing is an increasingly promising employment sector. Last year, craft brewers provided almost 129,000 jobs, up 6 percent from the year before. In response to all this growth, two- and four-year colleges across the country have been launching degree programs to help develop America’s next best brewmasters. Here are 12 to whet your aspirations.
SUNY Cobleskill offers two fermentation science degrees:
While the programs will train future brewmasters, they will also prepare graduates to work in fields like advanced manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, environmental conservation, even renewable energy. Learn more.