Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs

In-Depth Learning for a Rapidly Emerging Industry

Through the 2018 Farm Bill, commercialized hemp was legalized in the United States. The cannabis industry is projected to grow nationwide over the next five years. With this growth, there is a demand for educated professionals across agriculture, processing, wellness and manufacturing industries.

Doane University has created the DoaneX Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs Professional Certificate Program for learners who wish to gain knowledge of this emerging U.S. industry. This program’s courses, created by leading experts in both academia and the cannabis industry, are designed to be a complete primer for any professional seeking greater insight or entry into this brand new industry. Our online, self-paced program offers in-depth, and relevant learning materials to meet the diverse needs of learners, inspiring professionals, farmers, physicians, technicians and more.

Gain knowledge and a competitive edge in this rapidly growing industry.

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Courses Endorsements

Doane University is the first school in Nebraska to offer a Professional Cannabis Certificate Program with endorsements from Agriscience Labs in Denver, Colorado and Precision Plant Molecules in Welby, Colorado.

Logo for AgriScience Labs

 

“AgriScience Labs is Colorado's leading cannabis testing facility to assure public health and protect consumers. AgriScience Labs fully supports the Cannabis Science and Industries certificate program at Doane University because of the increasing demand of a qualified workforce in the cannabis industry due to the recent legalization of hemp. The certificate program provides the necessary foundations and credentials to enter this vastly growing industry.” -Frank Taylor, CEO

Logo for Precision Plant Molecules

 

“Precision Plant Molecules, a hemp extraction and refinement company in Denver, Colorado, looks for talented professionals who are well versed in cannabis science, have an in depth understanding of hemp processing, and understand the economic and global impacts of the hemp industry as it relates to wellness and health. The Cannabis Science and Industries certificate program covers critical aspects of cultivation, breeding, genetics, processing, and provides the necessary competencies to enter the cannabis industry.” -Dave Hanson, CEO and President

Doane’s Cannabis Certificate in the Media

  1. Forbes
  2. Chicago Tribune
  3. KLKN
  4. KETV
  5. Lincoln Journal Star
  6. Omaha World-Herald

Educational Outcomes

The goal of Doane’s DoaneX Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs Professional Certificate Program is to provide professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the emerging U.S. cannabis industry. Upon completion, individuals will gain knowledge of the current state of the U.S. cannabis industry, its outlook, its terminology and science, compliance, regulations, and more.

The DoaneX Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs Professional Certificate Program is designed to be a complete primer for any professional seeking greater insight or entry into this brand new industry. Successful completion of each course will award a certificate of completion. Obtaining the certificate of complete for all three courses will award the DoaneX Cannabis Science and Industries: Seeds to Needs Professional Certificate Program certificate. Specific topics discussed include:

  • Cannabis Science
  • Wellness Aspects of Hemp Products
  • Cultivation, Seeding, Cloning, Genetics, Tissue Culture
  • Harvest & Processing
  • Regulations, Safety, & Compliance
  • Economic Impact
  • Professions in the Cannabis Industry

Courses

Courses are offered through the edX portal. All courses are accessed online. A partial version of the course is available to audit for free. The full course and certification of completion are available for a fee. All courses are self-paced and available anytime.

 



Collaborators

Christopher Parrington
Dan Ricker

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