New Course Updates

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

Horticulture Semester: New & Improved!

Horticulture Semester: New & Improved!

We’ve completely revamped our Horticulture curriculum with a focus on optimal growing conditions, nutrient delivery, integrated pest management, and the latest in lighting options. You won’t find a commercial cannabis class like this anywhere but Oaksterdam University!

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.

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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