Intro to Cannabis Industry


Where do I fit into the Cannabis industry?

As the acceptance and availability of medical and adult-use cannabis rapidly increase, the opportunity to become a part of one of the fastest-growing industries in the US is of interest to many. This course is designed to educate about the basics of cannabis and then introduce the learner to the myriad of employment opportunities, from cultivation to manufacturing to advertising and compliance.

This 8-hour course equips learners with a foundational understanding of the cannabis industry. It familiarizes learners with the terminology, history, and many uses of cannabis while also making them aware of career, investment, and employment opportunities in the industry.

Course Outcomes:

  • Cannabis Basics
  • Understand the history, science, and legal landscape of cannabis
  • Introduce learners to the various cannabis industry sectors
  • Looking ahead at state specific opportunities
  • Growing and Cultivation
  • Extraction and Processing
  • Retail and Medical Dispensaries
  • Hospitality Marketing and Communications
  • Other Opportunities in Ancillary Services

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For more information, please contact:
Chastity Farrell
Director, Continuing Education & Workforce Development


Contact Information

Office of Continuing Education
161 Newkirk Street, Room E504
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4224