Viticulture Certificate

The Viticulture Certificate is tailored for those interested in careers in the grape and wine industry. This program is taught by Washington State University faculty as well as leaders in the Washington wine and grape industries.

The Viticulture Certificate Program consists of 11 online courses, including soil and nutrient management, disease management, and economics of growing grapes. Participants will also attend three Grape Camps to learn how to prune, diagnose disease and insect damage, predict yields, interpret soil test results, and visit with vineyard owners and managers to learn about their management practices.

Courses in this program include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Soil and Nutrient Management
  • Grapevine Irrigation
  • Viral Diseases
  • Growing Grapes
  • Disease Management
  • Weed Management
  • Insects and Biological Control
  • Economics of Growing Grapes
  • Viticulture-Enology Interface
  • Application Technology

More information regarding the Viticulture Certificate and the waitlist application can be found at this link: Viticulture Certificate Program