Cannabis Studies Certificate

The Cannabis Studies Certificate provides an interdisciplinary education into the historical, cultural, economic, political, legal, and spiritual dimensions of cannabis, with a focus on the cultivation of cannabis and its commercial, medical, and therapeutic development and use. This 12-credit certificate provides students with an introduction to the growing arena of cannabis industries, enterprises, and the field of cannabis studies.

Highlights of the Program:

  • Flexible: This program can be taken as an added credential to students pursuing a bachelor's degree at Castleton or as a stand-alone credential for working professionals seeking expertise in an emerging field.
  • Dynamic and Career-Focused: Learn how to capitalize on today's emerging employment opportunities, including professional cannabis businesses, organizations, and enterprises.
  • Experiential and Multidisciplinary Education: With our required internship you'll learn first-hand knowledge from industry professionals and our multidisciplinary approach will teach you the how, the why, and even the why you should care in the first place. 
  • Affordable and Accessible: Just 12 credits, including opportunities to take courses over the summer and a flexible internship, means you can complete the program at your own pace.