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Cannabis skills are in demand

Cannabis skills are in demand. The cannabis industry is creating thousands of exciting career opportunities in Nevada, and nationally, yet a significant shortage of qualified professionals exists. The University of Nevada, Reno now offers the highest quality noncredit university certificates with focused instruction from top experts in the cannabis industry.

Take multiple programs. Save time and money.

When you sign up for multiple cannabis certificate programs, you’ll save 33% on each additional program. All of our cannabis certificate programs begin with cannabis 101 course. That means for each additional program, you’ll only need to complete two courses, rather than three, which will allow you to complete the additional program in 16 weeks rather than 24 weeks.


6 Months • $2,950

Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Certificate

From Cannabis 101 to in-depth Integrated Clinical Practice, this is the healthcare knowledge you need to take your career to the next level.

Designed For:

  • Healthcare providers
  • Allied health professionals
  • Retail professionals and manufacturers
6 Months • $2,950

Cannabis Law and Policy Certificate

The information and insights you need to participate in the ever-changing legal landscape surrounding the cannabis industry.

Designed For:

  • Legal professionals
  • Law enforcement professionals
  • Those interested in compliance
6 Months • $2,950

The Business of Cannabis Certificate

Understand the challenges and opportunities presented by the cannabis business as you progress from seed to sale.

Designed For:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business professionals
  • Operators and manufacturers
6 Months • $2,950

Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture Certificate

Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex process of cannabis production, management, and cultivation. Plant care, yield maximization and more.

Designed For:

  • Novice and experienced growers
  • Grow facility managers
  • Hobbyists

A veteran discount is available.

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Your Schedule

Designed using online learning best practices. Perfect for working professionals.

A Portfolio of Work

Develop a portfolio of case studies and projects that you can use to demonstrate your sector-specific cannabis knowledge.

Official University Certificate of Completion

Upon graduation you will earn a certificate of completion from The University of Nevada, Reno.

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Employer Network

Completing one of our noncredit cannabis certificates gives you exclusive access to view open industry positions through our Employer Network.

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About University of Nevada, Reno

Founded in 1874, the University was established as Nevada’s land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862, signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln. Today, the University is recognized as a top National University by U.S. News & World Report, one of the country’s top research institutions by the Carnegie® Classification and a Carnegie® Engaged University.

Extended Studies, Continuing and Professional Studies from the University of Nevada, Reno offers short courses and certificates taught by award-winning instructors and are packed with innovative ideas you can use in the workplace today.