- Offered as:
The major in wine and beverage business management draws on the expertise of the University's exceptionally strong hospitality business management program. The program's overarching objective is to provide a pool of highly skilled business leaders focused on the burgeoning wine industry. Graduates of the program will be educated across a broad range of wine and beverage business practices and related functional areas, from the management of beverage services to the identification and development of demand generators.
- Strengths and benefits
- WSU's School of Hospitality Business Management is No. 1 in the nation for providing career services assistance to its students as they seek internships and jobs.
- WSU has proven expertise in viticulture, enology, and business, and has research and development partnerships with winemakers across the state.
- Benefit from proximity to one of the world's best and fastest-growing wine regions: a Cabernet Sauvignon from a Washington winery was named best wine of 2009 by Wine Spectator, and the winery's CEO was named Man of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine.
- The interdisciplinary program is tailored to the future needs of the premium wine industry in Washington state and other regions.
- Scholarships and financial aid
A variety of state, federal, and university-sponsored programs are available to help students with educational costs.
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For students in wine business