Cannabis Studies, Undergraduate Certificate

The Cannabis Studies undergraduate certificate program provides the multidisciplinary knowledge addressing clinical, economic, public health, chemical, and legal aspects of cannabis products. This program prepares students for the growing job opportunities in the cannabis industry as well as other related sectors such as healthcare. The program is designed to serve students with any background. During the course of the program, students will have the opportunity to connect to employers in the related sectors.

Course on the certificate can be used as elective credits needed to complete a degree; some courses may count as an elective in one or more majors.

View course descriptions in the University Course Catalog:

Program Details

  • Level: Undergraduate; Entry Level
  • Eligibility: Current WP Students; Non-WP Students
  • Credit or Non-Credit: 15 college credits (5 courses)
  • Instruction Method: Traditional and online courses available
  • Average Time to Completion: Three semesters; summers optional

Skills Developed*

  • Critical Thinking
  • Career & Self Development

*Categories based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) key competencies

Noteworthy Careers Supported by this Certificate

  • Health Care Provider
  • Cannabis Dispensary Manager
  • Public Health Researcher
  • Entrepreneur

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Dr. R. Abouk, Director
1600 Valley Road

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