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Oaksterdam University and Golden Gate University have an exciting educational partnership that enables transfer credits from Oaksterdam Certification Courses toward their accredited Bachelor’s Degree at GGU. It is the first partnership of its kind!
OU graduates may transfer up to 18 credits of corresponding OU courses toward their degree at GGU. The following courses qualify for transfer credits:
- Business of Cannabis — 6 credits
- Horticulture — 6 credits
- Extraction and Manufacturing — 6 credits
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What Our Students Say
“OU gave me the tools to succeed in the cannabis industry. Today, I am proud to be the first ex-felon for cannabis sales to fully own a retail store under Oakland’s social equity program.”
“Oaksterdam has a long history of educating cannabis entrepreneurs at the international level. After graduation, when my home country in Southeast Asia legalized cannabis, I was ready.”
What’s happening at Oaksterdam University
Jobs in cannabis are booming, and professional cannabis growers are in demand. Keep reading to learn about what a professional cannabis grower does, what they need to know, their salary and job outlook, and how to get a job growing cannabis.
Professional cannabis growers work in cultivation facilities to grow plants from seed to harvest. There are numerous career paths within the cannabis cultivation industry. Positions range from entry-level trimmers to agronomists, plant breeders, lighting and ventilation consultants, integrated pest management experts, and cultivation directors.
The world’s first cannabis college, Oaksterdam University, celebrates its 15th Anniversary by hosting a grand after-party for a sneak preview documentary screening at the 20th Annual Oakland International Film Festival (OIFF) of American Pot Story: Oaksterdam. Presented in partnership with Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), the event will take place on Sept. 24, 2022, at the legendary Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif. It will include a screening of the film followed by an after-party and Alumni reunion with confirmed attendance by politicians, press, cannabis industry legends, and celebrities …
Jeffrey Hickey, author of the 2020 Isolation Grow Blog, and one of the co-creators and faculty members of the Home Grow program at Oaksterdam University, shares tips and insights on growing cannabis at home.
Get certified and start a budding career in America’s fastest-growing industry! Sign up for our self-paced course and start now!
The Minority Cannabis Business Association has launched an invaluable equity map. Click on any state for legal status, equity info and other licensing provisions.
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