Texas Tech University

Certificates in Viticulture, Winemaking, and Wine Business

Turn your passion for wine into a fulfilling career!

Texas Tech University offers practical, hands-on viticulture, winemaking, and wine business professional certificate courses taught at our own vineyards, teaching labs, and online. For those seeking a comprehensive education, we also offer Undergraduate and Graduate degrees specializing in viticulture and enology.

Our programs are designed and taught by industry experts to equip you with the knowledge to work in the various roles within the Texas wine industry including vineyard or winery management, winemaking, wine retail, marketing, and tourism.

You'll benefit from the convenience of affordable online classes, practical knowledge, and techniques that you can use immediately in your wine industry job, and you'll receive continuing support from your instructors, peers, and industry professionals.

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Professional Certificate Programs at-a-Glance

»  Length of Certificate Programs: 18 months – 2 years

»  Online courses and hands-on learning

»  12 - 18 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

»  Real-world experience with industry-leading instructors

»  Dedicated scholarships available


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TTU Certificate ProgramsTTU ViticultureTTU Enology

Student Reviews

"Great program. When I started, I was a full-time electrician. By the time I finished, I had opened a tasting room, planted a vineyard and was making wine for our own label."

Sara Cox
10 Mile Productions | Winery, Tasting Room, & Craft Kitchen
Brownwood, Texas


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