Trusted Leaders in Cannabis Education & Certification
Our horticulture and business courses are crafted by the entrepreneurs who shape the industry and the advocates who launched the medical cannabis movement — offering students leading-edge education with a historical context that no other school can match.
What We Offer
Our students benefit from an unmatched educational experience, learning from the world’s most respected cannabis professionals and surrounded by peers with a wide array of backgrounds, perspectives and talents.
Our cross-disciplinary course offerings cover every aspect of the industry, from cultivation to business to public policy
Apply your skills in exercises based on real-life scenarios that prepare you for a career in cannabis
Watch master cultivators demonstrate proven cultivation techniques in both live and on-demand video
Resources for Success
We offer a range of tools to support your educational goals, including progress tracking, mastery exercises, and dedicated student support staff
Demonstrate your skills and knowledge with an OU certification, which is widely recognized among employers in the cannabis industry
Students and alumni have access to our cannabis industry job board, which contains exclusive career opportunities
What Our Students Are Saying
"This is an amazing movement to take part in. The level of education you receive is outstanding. So happy with the staff, the networking, experience, and professionalism that I experienced at Oaksterdam."
"The experience was amazing. The Staff members lectures were informative and interactive. I have a much better understanding of the industry and where I would like to get involved."
"In the last 10 years, OU has been the pioneer for Cannabis education in California and the forefront of a powerful movement with the legalization of cannabis. I cannot believe how many successful and knowledgeable professionals today that started at Oaksterdam. "
Cannabis & hemp are complicated,
we make it easier
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