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CSUSM’s new EngiBeering® certificate program explores the science and engineering behind brewing craft beer. You’ll learn what goes into making beer, the history of craft beer, how to evaluate beer by identifying flavors and beer quality (which will prepare you to be a judge at beer competitions) and so much more.

You’ll be learning from and networking with local brewery owners and experts associated with the beer industry, and will see behind-the-scenes of breweries of all sizes. As part of this program, you will complete an internship at a local brewery to gain real experience to help start or advance your career in this exciting and growing industry.

About the EngiBeering® program:

  • Choose your path: take just a few courses to learn the basics, or complete one or both certificates of study including Basic EngiBeering® and Advanced Brewing Science
  • Internship: as part of this program you will complete an internship and gain real experience at a local brewery
  • Stay local: courses offered in San Marcos with site visits to local breweries
  • Learn from the best: professors are currently working in the beer industry
  • Topics include: history of craft beer, brewing processes, evaluating flavors and beer quality, recipe development, entrepreneurship and marketing, brewing materials and more
  • Designed for working professionals: classes held in the evening 

Program begins Spring 2019. 

 For more information about the program, fill out the form below. 

Open for Spring Enrollment
ENGB 300 - The Evolution of Beer Across Time and Space

ENGB 301 - 
Craft Beer Recipe Development Lab

ENGB 310 - Sensory Evaluation of Beer