Brewing & Fermentation Science

Explore the art and the science of craft brewing.

Brewing & Fermentation Science

Brewing & Fermentation Science


Tap into a rapidly growing career field.

Craft breweries are on the rise. Many are elevating their creations on the commercial scale. At Penn College, you’ll tap into an industry driven curriculum, learning the science, technology, art, and even business of brewing operations.

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Brewing & Fermentation Science

This industry-driven program taps into the math, science, technology, business, and art of brewing. 

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Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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Jun 24

Open House

Saturday, June 24 8:30 AM - 2 :30 PM

Jul 29

Open House

Saturday, July 29 8:30 - 2 :30 PM

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A Growing Industry

According to the Brewer's Association, craft brewer sales grew 4% in 2018, with sales increasing by 7%.

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Brewing students serve quality quaffs to discerning critics

In a first for Pennsylvania College of Technology’s brewing & fermentation science major – a tasting session held in the Capitol Lounge of the Community Arts Center – preceded two days of technical capstone presentations. The gathering gave brewing alumni, supporters, future students, families and industry professionals the opportunity to savor the results of a solid year of learning by the major’s Class of 2023.


Early 'Birds' get the scoop Thursday morning

WNEP reporter Elizabeth Worthington traveled to Bald Birds Brewing Co. – site of the new Penn College Brewing & Fermentation Research Lab – on Thursday for a series of live interviews between 4:30 and 7 a.m.


Penn College prepped to again engage Farm Show attendees

As the commonwealth celebrates anew the breadth of its agriculture heritage, representatives of Pennsylvania College of Technology will again be on hand to epitomize those who have helped the industry thrive for centuries. Students and employees will represent the college at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg from Jan.