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Cannabis skills are in demand
Cannabis skills are in demand. The cannabis industry is creating thousands of exciting career opportunities in California, and nationally, yet a significant shortage of qualified professionals exists. University of California, Riverside – University Extension now offers the highest quality non-credit university certificates with focused instruction from top experts in the cannabis industry.
Take multiple programs. Save time and money.
When you sign up for multiple cannabis certificate programs, you’ll save 33% on each additional program. All of our cannabis certificate programs begin with the cannabis 101 course. That means for each additional program, you’ll only need to complete two courses, rather than three which will allow you to complete the additional program in 16 weeks rather than 24 weeks.
- Healthcare providers
- Allied health professionals
- Retail professionals & manufacturers
- Legal professionals
- Law enforcement professionals
- Those interested in compliance
- Business professionals
- Operators and manufacturers
- Novice & experienced growers
- Grow facility managers
A veteran discount is available.
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Completing one of our non-credit cannabis certificates gives you exclusive access to view open industry positions through our Employer Network.
Sign up here for our certificate program webinar to learn more about what you’ll study, our expert faculty, and the skills needed to build a career in cannabis.
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University of California, Riverside - University Extension
For more than 65 years, UCR University Extension has been rewarding and enriching students of all ages – from right here in Riverside to the far-flung reaches of the globe – through professional development, academic advancement, and personal achievement. UCR University Extension offers a welcoming and diverse environment in which to jumpstart existing career paths or embark on new ones, to continue an adventure of lifelong learning, or discover the waiting portal to new scholastic journeys and goals.
Every program is thoughtfully designed with all of our learners in mind. For both established professionals and recent graduates just entering the workforce who are looking to upskill, upgrade their credentials, or shift careers altogether, UCR University Extension’s professional certificates and postgraduate diplomas provide a variety of choices, along with outstanding value and flexibility.