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Doane University

Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs

Doane University via edX Professional Certificate


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.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: General Overview of Cannabis and the Industry’s Outlook and Professions

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

Course 2: Cannabis Cultivation and Processing

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

Course 3: Cannabis Compliance, Testing, and Research

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


Taught by

Dan Ricker, Jazmin Oliver, Christopher Parrington, Andrea Holmes, PhD and Amanda McKinney, MD, FACLM


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