FAQs

WHAT ARE THE STARTING DATES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO’S CANNABIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS?

All programs will commence on the following dates:
– List of Intend Start Dates –

WHAT IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE?

We recommend registering prior to the start date of the course. However, students may register until Friday morning, after the start date. To register past that date, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your request. 

ARE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO’S CANNABIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS TO WORK AT THEIR OWN PACE?

Yes, but with some structure. New course material is made available weekly for the duration of each program. Student study is primarily asynchronous (i.e. you may study at a time suitable for yourself). Students are required to pass online tests to progress through the program. You may “catch up” at your own speed, however you cannot progress through the course faster than the weekly release of new content.

HOW LONG DOES THE PROGRAM TAKE TO COMPLETE?

Each certificate consists of three eight-week courses. The certificate takes about six months in total to complete.

WHAT TYPE OF QUALIFICATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO CANNABIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS?

Students who successfully complete each program will receive a certificate of completion from the University.

ARE SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE FOR UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO’S CANNABIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS?

UNR’s cannabis certificates are noncredit, so they are not eligible for federal aid.

WHY GREEN FLOWER?

University of Nevada, Reno has partnered with cannabis education platform Green Flower Media to produce credible cannabis certificates. Green Flower’s content curriculum features trusted information and perspectives from industry-leading cannabis professionals, delivered in a format designed using best-in-class learning practices.

HOW MUCH TIME SHOULD I EXPECT TO DEVOTE TO THE PROGRAM?

Students should expect to dedicate 6-8 hours per week to adequately interact and complete coursework in the certificate programs.