Brewing Science Certificate

We offer the region’s first Brewing Science Certificate—and with it a direct path to employment and career advancement. Our brewing school is a post-baccalaureate, 18-credit program that dives deep into the biology, chemistry, physics, and math of creating the perfect pint of beer—preparing you to excel in a rapidly growing field where specialized skills are in high demand.  Courses cost $1,000 per credit.

What Sets Us Apart?

  1. We employ a team teaching model that combines USciences faculty and facilities with experts from the brewing industry.
  2. You’ll gain hands-on experience in a cutting-edge, on-site pilot brew lab.
  3. Perform Quality Control and Microbiology methods in our lab courses.
  4. Make valuable industry connections with local brewing experts.
  5. Keeping your schedule in mind, we offer flexibility with evening classes and your choice of a 1+ or 2+ year(s) path to coursework completion.
  6. Following course completion, you’ll participate in an internship with one of our exceptional local brewery partners.

  7. 100% of our students were offered job opportunities after graduation



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Matthew J. Farber, PhD

Office Location:

McNeil Science and Technology Center, Room 374


University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495