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Online and Continuing Education Wine Management Certificate
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Wine Management Certificate

The wine industry around the world is alive and thriving. A number of employment opportunities exist for a professional with wine management expertise. Anyone with personal and professional interests in this industry could be an ideal candidate for enrollment at Linfield University Online and Continuing Education.

Wine Management Overview

A career in the wine industry can be both fascinating and fulfilling. Delving into this world you will learn about a variety of topics, including wine production and distribution. Other subjects studied include financial oversight, business strategies, and effective management techniques that apply to situations and issues common to this industry. You will receive training to enable you to become proficient in all aspects of the planning and development of a successful business.

Employment Opportunities

Numerous careers fall within this field. Anyone owning or managing a vineyard or winery would benefit from wine management courses. A professional who owns or manages a tasting room or wine club would also be a potential candidate for this course of study. The general manager or customer manager in any type of retail, hospitality, or restaurant establishment that serves or sells wine might also learn valuable information about this field by studying at Linfield University.

Who Should Enroll

People aspiring to any type of career within the wine industry would learn valuable information in this course of study. Winery employees could expand their opportunities for advancement with the knowledge and expertise gained in this course. Because courses are 100 percent online, this type of education can be ideal for anyone with a full schedule.

Anyone with a passion for wine can explore a whole world of opportunity after gaining marketable expertise and training within the industry with wine management courses.

Courses You will Take

WINE 205 - Fundamentals of Wine / 4 credits
BNSS 250 – Contemporary Business / 4 credits
BNMG 310 – Organizational Behavior and Management / 4 credits
BNSS 485 – Seminar (wine-related topic) / 2 credits

Plus 2 of the following:

BNMG 405 – Human Resources Management / 4 credits *
BNMG 409 – Leadership / 4 credits
BNMG 436 – Topics in Management (wine-related topic) / 4 credits


* MATH 140

For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.

Why Linfield University?

Linfield University offers a variety of benefits for students. The college has been offering a full line of online courses for more than ten years. A reputation for academic excellence and full accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities make this learning institution a worthy choice. Students can receive online academic tutoring, assistance with career planning, and a full range of academic advisement from a personal faculty advisor that pertains to individual courses of study. On-campus research and library assistance is available to help students with their courses. The Linfield faculty is of the highest quality, providing students with full support throughout every phase of the education process. Tuition is affordable, and financial aid is available to offset educational expenses.

I’d like to find out more. What are my next steps?

  1. Fill out the Request Information form to learn more.
  2. Schedule a conversation with the admission counselor for this program.
  3. Call 503-883-2213 or email with any questions.
  4. Just apply now if you're ready to invest in your future.



Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ n/a* of debt. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program in the normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Oregon

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