The Horticulture Seminar
The Oaksterdam University Horticulture Seminar provides the most comprehensive indoor horticultural education & training available for the Cannabis Industry. Classes consist of slide presentations, lectures, and workshops led by industry leaders.
The Seminar program is designed for anyone looking to learn everything from seed to harvest. This comprehensive course will begin with cultivation law, giving you the opportunity to learn about the legalities of growing and ensuring that you operate safely and responsibly.
The Horticulture Department
Our Horticulture Department is comprised of professional growers with decades of experience and a grow facility housing cannabis plants of all stages of growth. Students will gain experience with seeds, mothers, clones, early and late vegetative plants, flowering plants, harvest, and more! Students will also learn about the various types of equipment, soil, nutrients, fertilizers, and pesticides we use here at Oaksterdam University, as well as comparing them to other products.
Horticulture Semester students will be provided ample time for Q&A interaction with our expert instructors as well as additional hands-on lab opportunities with our Friday Horticulture Labs. Click the link below to learn more about our Horticulture Department, Facility & Faculty
hands on education…
The Oaksterdam University required textbooks & recommended textbooks are a great resource for both students & alumni. Students will utilize and refer to Ed Rosenthal's Marijuana Grower's Handbook during the Horticulture program, and will be assigned reading homework throughout the course. Learn more about the required and recommended textbooks by clicking the button below.
Network & Connect
Network with peers and professionals and establish roots in the industry: Horticulture Semester students will be provided with ample amounts of time to connect with their classmates and will have access to 1-on-1 Q&A opportunities with OU Faculty & Staff. Semesters students are also eligible to attend our Volunteer Horticulture Lab Fridays, where they can continue to network with their classmates while getting hands-on experience in our Horticulture Lab.
Oaksterdam University offers certification to students who pass their mid terms and final exams with a 75% score or higher. Certification is only a requirement for students who would like to use Oaksterdam University as a reference for employment.
Certificate of Achievement
Attend (or make up) all classes and labs, complete class lab project & complete the final exam with a score of 75% or greater.
Valedictorian Certificate of Achievement
Certificate of Achievement with Honors as Valedictorian
Attend (without make-ups) all classes and labs, complete class lab project & complete the final exam with the highest score in the class.