New Course Updates

We are proud to announce exciting updates to our live classroom and self-paced courses

Searching for the Fountain of Blue Dream

Searching for the Fountain of Blue Dream

In the News: Oaksterdam University horticulture instructor Jeff Jones is featured prominently in the Leafly article “Searching for the fountain of Blue Dream in Santa Cruz, CA” by Ellen Holland. Read an excerpt here.

Budtending Certification Program: New & Improved!

Budtending Certification Program: New & Improved!

1.5 min. read. Budtending is a fast growing field within American legalized cannabis markets. Rise above the competition and get your foot in the door with a Budtending Certificate from Oaksterdam University. New course updates rolled out this summer make the class even more relevant to budding dispensary employees.

Commercial Manufacturing & Extraction: New & Improved!

Commercial Manufacturing & Extraction: New & Improved!

1.5 minute read: Legalized cannabis markets are maturing and demand is on the rise for a wide array of cannabis products. Customers are hungry for edibles, tinctures, topicals, dabs, sauce, and more. Our Commercial Manufacturing and Extractions course will show you how to make these products, and a profit.

Enroll Now, Pay Later at Oaksterdam U

If you’ve dreamed of jump-starting your career in cannabis at Oaksterdam University, now is the time. We’ve got new payment plans that make tuition easy and affordable. 

OU Hosts NFT Art Contest to Fight War on Drugs

Calling all digital artists who want to inspire the end of marijuana prohibition! Oaksterdam University is hosting a cutting edge non-fungible token (NFT) art contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of cannabis prohibition.

Ask Anything: Chat with OU Experts on Clubhouse 

1 min. read: Oaksterdam University experts are live on Clubhouse twice each week! Join our audio chat room, and we’ll answer any questions you have about cultivating cannabis or growing your equity cannabis business.

The New Oaksterdam

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.

What Our Students Are Saying

“As I started learning more about this plant I took a crash course at Oaksterdam University … and I’m a licensed patient consultant right now.”

"Highly recommended and an excellent value for anyone wanting to enter this industry"

"The quality of instruction is what impressed me most about these courses. That, and the quality of networking and social interaction with the other students."

"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. 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. I cannot believe how many successful and knowledgeable professionals today that started at Oaksterdam."

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