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Cannabis Business Certificate

The green wave is here. The cannabis business  is booming nationwide, with 24 states saying “yes” to adult use. Central Penn College’s Cannabis Business Certificate (online, 18 credits) is your key to unlocking this exciting field.  Our expert instructors will teach you the secrets to success, from cannabis laws to marketing magic. But navigating regulations, laws, and opportunities requires specialized knowledge. Our certificate equips you with the skills to succeed in this exciting field.

Here’s Why You Should Choose the Cannabis Business Certificate:

  • Be a Part of Something Big: The cannabis industry is projected to reach a whopping $73.6 billion by 2027 according to Grand View Research. Don’t miss out on this ground-floor opportunity.
  • Learn in Demand Skills: Gain the knowledge and expertise employers are looking for such as cannabis patient care,  advocacy, analysis and regulatory compliance. 
  • Flexible Learning: Complete the program online at your own pace, in as little as 6 months.
  • Career Ready in Months: Be prepared to launch your cannabis career quickly.
  • Transferable Skills: The skills you learn are valuable across many industries.

Benefits of a Certificate in Cannabis Business:

  • Fast-Track Your Career: Become job-ready in a rapidly growing industry with a projected 161% job growth by 2029 according to Forbes!
  • Stand Out from the Competition: Specialized knowledge sets you apart in a crowded job market.
  • Pursue a Bachelor’s Degree: This certificate can credit towards a bachelor’s in business administration or one of our associate degrees in entrepreneurship and small business or marketing!

Why Choose Central Penn College’s Cannabis Business Certificate Program?

  • Expert Faculty: Learn from experienced professionals who are passionate about the cannabis industry.
  • Industry-Relevant Curriculum: Gain practical skills you can use immediately.
  • Career Support: We offer resources to help you land your dream job!
  • Don’t Miss Out on This Lucrative Opportunity!

Enroll today in Central Penn College’s Cannabis Business Certificate program and take your first step towards a flourishing career in this exciting field.  Contact us now to learn more!


Introduction to Cannabis
Cannabis Policy and Law
Managing Medical Symptoms
Marketing in the Cannabis Industry
Cannabis Entrepreneurship
Leadership in the Cannabis Industry

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Careers you can pursue

  • Dispensary Manager
  • Budtender
  • Cannabis Cultivation Technician
  • Quality Assurance/Control Specialist
  • Cannabis Compliance Specialist
  • Cannabis Laboratory Technician
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Inventory Manager
  • Cannabis Product Development Specialist
  • Cannabis Consultant

You will succeed if you are...

  • Marketing savvy
  • An interest in business
  • Leadership qualities
  • The art of persuasion
  • Enjoy social media
  • Follow the latest trends


90.5% of our graduates were employed in their chosen field or continuing their education within one year of graduation.

* Based on graduates whom we have information during a one-year period from 2021-22. It should be noted that 97.1% of graduates were employed in some capcity or continuing their education.

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