About Oaksterdam University
Why Oaksterdam University?
- Over 30,000 graduates from over 30 countries
- Over 150 faculty members
- Indoor & outdoor horticulture training
- Business, medical & legal courses available
- Hands-on education, horticulture labs & grow room design
- Network with professionals & establish roots in the industry
- Industry pioneers & authors of Prop 215 & Senate Bill 420
- Our faculty are the most recognized in the industry
- Our Alumni are the most active in the world
- We don’t just teach the law, we helped write it
Our Horticulture program is designed for anyone looking to learn everything from seed to harvest. Our courses will begin with cultivation law, giving you the opportunity to learn about the law as it pertains to growing, ensuring that you operate safely and responsibly. Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. Each class is accompanied with a hands on lab with plants in all stages.
The Classic program is a diverse curriculum offering courses within all sectors of the Cannabis industry including business, history, law, economics and science. Industry leaders and pioneers lend their expertise on the legal, political, scientific and economic perspectives of the cannabis plant and the businesses creating this industry. Students who complete this program will have a better understanding of the business behind the plant and ways to engage in this emerging new industry.
The State of Marijuana is a landmark event that gathers influential entrepreneurs, advocates, investors and government officials across multiple focused panel discussions and business workshops. This high-level event will feature an unrivaled, international speaker line-up and showcase the very best state-of-the-art grow facilities, technology, medical marijuana applications and policy initiatives.
California Cannabis Business Conference
Anaheim, CA • September 21-22
CCIA and NCIA will be co-hosting the inaugural California Cannabis Business Conference from September 21st – 22nd in Anaheim, CA.
The only state-wide industry association trade show preparing California cannabis businesses for success in the largest adult-use market in the world. The California Cannabis Business Conference unifies the Golden State and brings together seasoned industry leaders to convene on best business practices and operations.
Kauai • December 1, 2, 3
The International Cannabis Business Conferences (ICBC) stands in a league of its own. Beginning in California and Oregon five years ago, the ICBC has since branched out across the globe, offering premier networking and learning opportunities in each respective area we travel. With its high-end production, world-class speakers, and legendary performers and networking parties, the ICBC is responsible for tens of millions of dollars in business being brokered during and subsequent to our events. From the U.S. to Europe to Canada to Australia, the ICBC has an event that caters to you and your company's needs. Deciding on which industry conference to attend? Decide no further. The one and only International Cannabis Business Conference.
News & Events
To apply or not to apply, that is the question that perhaps many of you are asking yourselves. There are permit application processes ...
Oaksterdam University is proud to announce the launch of a $25,000 Big Rock Minority Scholarship.
Los Angeles • August 26-27
Anaheim, CA • September 21-22
Las Vegas • Nov. 14-17, 2017
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A marijuana industry leader says California is growing way too much pot, leaving the state with questions about what
Greetings Oaksterdam community, I trust we all had a wonderful Fourth of July. There’s nothing like celebrating freedom especially when
I attended the classic and horticulture semester programs in January 2017 in Oakland, California. After graduating, I'm now working ...
Kauai, Hawaii • Dec 1, 2, 3
Jamaica • Dec 15-17, 2017