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Wine Marketing Assistant: Certificate

Wine GlassThe Wine Marketing Assistant Pathway Certificate includes parts of both the full Viticulture and Enology two-year degree and one-year certificate. It prepares students for entry-level positions in wine sales and distribution. Students can continue with either the Viticulture/Enology program or augment business skills. Students completing the marketing pathway certificate will be able to demonstrate understanding of the role and function of marketing in the wine industry, familiarity with the basic chemistry of winemaking, the ability to conduct sensory evaluations of wine, and knowledge of worldwide wine varieties, regions, and markets. Students must be at least 18 years of age to participate in wine tasting.

View / Download Viticulture & Enology program brochure

Careers

Job opportunities exist throughout the Pacific Northwest and northern California and range from an average of $31,200 for entry-level tasting room positions to $66,660 for sales representatives according to 2015 industry surveys. Students must be over 18 years of age to participate in wine tasting.

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Occupational Skills Training

This program is available in an Occupational Skills Training format that is designed to mix school classes and on-the-job training with a potential employer. It’s great for hands-on learners! Individualized training plans are developed in consultation with the student, UCC faculty, UCC advisor, and the work site trainer.
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Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.

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Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:

• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services for application and UCC admissions information. For guidance and advising, please contact our office at 541-440-SOWI (7962) or sowi@umpqua.edu or see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Andy Swan - Contact
Associate Director, Southern Oregon Wine Institute
Phone: 541-440-4709

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