San Diego is considered by many to be the craft brewing capital of the United States. Students with an interest in this industry can learn about this booming business with MiraCosta College’s BrewTech craft brewing program. This program is the first and only community college program of its kind to be certified by the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA). Housed in MiraCosta’s Technology Career Institute as part of its Community Education & Workforce Development department, the 280-hour BrewTech certificate enrolls students twice a year, can be completed in just 15 weeks, and leads to direct employment as a brewery technician.