SCA Education

Specialty coffee is a diverse industry. SCA's Education programs are here to help you develop your passion and sharpen your skills. Taught by Authorized SCA Trainers (ASTs) around the globe, our programs offer high-quality coffee education for every stage of your professional career. 


SCA Research

The Specialty Coffee Association takes great pride in its history of investigating the scientific principles of coffee- from chemistry and physics to agronomy and sensory perception. This research helps to develop education, standards, and best practices which form the basis of the specialty coffee trade.