Business Certification Courses

Our Business Semesters enable students to become responsible patients and employees, prepared advocates and able business owners. Whether you’re looking to find a job, begin a career, start a business or invest in one, completing this program gives you a better understanding of the needs and concerns of patients and consumers, and a solid grasp on the overall business behind the plant.

Business of Cannabis Semester (Live)


This deluxe live classroom experience is the most thorough education available at Oaksterdam University. Classes are held once a week for 17 weeks in real-time, allowing you to network with students from around the world and interact with our expert faculty. You’ll also get the opportunity for virtual field trips, grow labs, and special events. As the highlight, you will work as a team on a Capstone Project based on real-world parameters and feedback from leaders in the field. You’ll finish with an OU certification and a business plan lite, ready to bring your ideas to life.

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Business of Cannabis Semester (Fast‑Track)


This new live classroom experience includes the same curriculum, lectures, and networking as our live Semester, but in a shorter time frame without the Capstone Project. Meet with your instructors and classmates from around the world twice a week for 8 weeks via video conference to learn the most cutting-edge information available in the industry. Interact with your peers and have your questions answered in real-time. You’ll get the knowledge, connections, and certification, in an accelerated environment, to start your career in the exciting world of cannabis.

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Business of Cannabis Semester (Self‑Paced)


This self-paced course can be done on your own time, from anywhere in the world. Simply log on and take the modules at your own pace. The course consists of the same curriculum as our Live Semester, developed by our professional faculty, and provides companion material and recommend reading you may follow to take a deeper dive. It also includes a video and resource library complete with lectures taped during our Live Classroom experience, to appeal to different learning styles. Students have 180 days to complete all the required materials and mastery exercises.