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Craft Beer Certificate Program

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COVID-19 Update

In light of the latest COVID-19 developments, including a hiring freeze, craft beer programming is currently paused. We hope to offer courses again soon, and invite you to indicate your interest above so that we can add you to our email list. Please check the return to campus website, One VCU: Responsible Together, for the latest news and updates.

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In light of the latest COVID-19 developments, including a hiring freeze, craft beer programming is currently paused. We hope to offer courses again soon, and invite you to indicate your interest under Stay Connected so that we can add you to our email list. Please check the return to campus website, One VCU: Responsible Together, for the latest news and updates.


What we have on tap

The VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education (OCPE) has partnered with on-campus and industry partners to offer the VCU Craft Beer Certificate Program, a noncredit certificate of completion in the art of craft beer. The program provides an exciting opportunity for knowledge expansion of the craft beer industry.

Courses and events are limited to participants who are 21 years of age and over. A valid state-issued driver's license or identification card will be required to participate in the Essentials of Craft Beer and the Business of Craft Beer.

Discounts are available for VCU Alumni, VCU and VCU Health employees, active-duty military, reservists, Guard members, veterans, and military spouses, and for local breweries looking for professional development for their employees. Please note, coupon codes cannot be combined with other discounts/coupons or waivers, and will not be retroactively applied. For enrollment assistance, or applicable coupon codes, please email: ocpe@vcu.edu or call (804) 828-1322.

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