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Explore the science and business of the cannabis industry

Professional Certificate in
Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs

What you will learn

  • Cannabis plant and industry history
  • The difference between marijuana and hemp
  • Cannabis breeding, cultivation, and harvesting techniques
  • Post-harvest cannabis processing and extraction methods
  • U.S. regulations, testing, and compliance in farming, processing, and making consumer-facing products in the cannabis industry
  • Professions in the cannabis industry

Gain a competitive advantage in the cannabis industry. The Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs program is designed for learners who are interested in increasing their knowledge about the cannabis plant and the emerging legal cannabis industry. The rapidly growing cannabis market includes a variety of trending hemp products made from hemp fiber, seeds, and oil including popular CBD products. Learn more about these cannabis products as well as cannabis plant history, cultivation, processing and best practices for cannabis industry compliance.

Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
3 months
5 - 10 hours per week
Discounted price: $501.30
Pre-discounted price: $557USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. DoaneX's Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs Professional Certificate

  2. 5–10 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    An in-depth view of cannabis and its potential uses.

  3. 5–10 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    Investigate the cultivation and processing of cannabis, starting from seeds to a diversity of end products for a global market.

  4. 5–10 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    Identify legal operations in the cannabis industry and investigate how research and development can advance cannabis science.

    • Cannabis industry jobs have increased by 110% since 2017 and expect to keep growing
    • Fastest growing industry in the United States
    • Over 200,000 families supported by legal cannabis jobs in the United States (source: Forbes)

Meet your instructors
from Doane University (DoaneX)

Experts from DoaneX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

AgriScience Labs is Colorado's leading cannabis testing facility to assure public health and protect consumers. AgriScience Labs fully supports the Cannabis Science and Industries certificate program at Doane University because of the increasing demand of a qualified workforce in the cannabis industry due to the recent legalization of hemp. The certificate program provides the necessary foundations and credentials to enter this vastly growing industry.

Frank Taylor , CEO, AgriScience Labs

Precision Plant Molecules, a hemp extraction and refinement company in Denver, Colorado, looks for talented professionals who are well versed in cannabis science, have an in depth understanding of hemp processing, and understand the economic and global impacts of the hemp industry as it relates to wellness and health. The Cannabis Science and Industries certificate program covers critical aspects of cultivation, breeding, genetics, processing, and provides the necessary competencies to enter the cannabis industry.

Dave Hanson , CEO and President, Precision Plant Molecules

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Pre-discounted price: $557USD
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