CNM Opens Registration for Brewing Programs in Support of Local Brewing Industry

Aug. 1, 2016 -- CNM’s new Brewing and Beverage Management certificate and associate degree programs and the non-credit Brew School are now open for student registration. Classes begin Sept. 6.
August 01, 2016

Representatives from the local brewing industry helped CNM develop curriculum.

Students will learn everything from beer wort production (the liquid extracted from the mashing process during the brewing of beer) to fermentation to finishing and packaging beer. In addition, as with all CNM culinary programs, food safety and quality control will be emphasized.

“The college created these brewing programs to support the flourishing brewing industry in central New Mexico and to provide the industry with a skilled workforce,” said Victoria Martinez, academic affairs director in CNM’s Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management programs. “The courses will provide students with the education and hands-on training they need to qualify for good jobs in this growing industry. Hobbyists and enthusiasts will also have the opportunity to learn more about beer and wine in non-credit classes.”

The Brewing and Beverage Management college-credit program will offer a Beverage Management Certificate of Completion, an Associate of Applied Science in Brewing and Beverage Management, and a Brewing Technology Certificate of Achievement. Non-credit courses will include History of Beer, Lager Beer Styles, Ale Beer Styles and Wine 101.

To learn more about the degree and certificate programs, go to  For more information on the non-credit classes, go to