Start your Career in Cannabis

Earn a certificate from The University of Illinois Springfield

6-months. 100% online

THE BUSINESS OF CANNABIS
CANNABIS LAW AND POLICY​
CANNABIS HEALTHCARE AND MEDICINE ​
CANNABIS AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
Your Cannabis Career Starts Here.

Earn a certificate from The University of Illinois Springfield

6-months. 100% online.

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Cannabis Qualifications Designed by Industry Professionals

As the cannabis industry expands, the demand for skilled and credible professionals expands with it. Becoming an expert in this field means learning from the pioneers who are taking the industry into the mainstream. Our certificates develop focused, in-depth knowledge of specific cannabis sectors.

Programs

6 Months • $2,500 • Payment Plans and Financing Options Available
From Cannabis 101 to in-depth Integrated Clinical Practice, this is the healthcare knowledge you need to take your career to the next level.
Designed For:
  • Healthcare providers
  • Allied health professionals
  • Retail professionals & manufacturers
6 Months • $2,500 • Payment Plans and Financing Options Available
The information and insights you need to become an in-demand cannabis compliance professional
Designed For:
  • Compliance professionals
  • Those interested in compliance
  • Entrepreneurs
6 Months • $2,500 • Payment Plans and Financing Options Available
Understand the challenges and opportunities presented by the cannabis business as you progress from seed to sale.
Designed For:
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business professionals
  • Operators and manufacturers
6 Months • $2,500 • Payment Plans and Financing Options Available
Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex process of cannabis production, management, and cultivation. Plant care, yield maximization and more.
Designed For:
  • Novice & experienced growers
  • Grow facility managers
  • Hobbyists

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.

Your Schedule
Designed using online learning best practices. Perfect for working professionals.
Employer Network Access
When you complete the program, you’ll gain access to exclusive benefits designed to help you land your dream job.
Official University Certificate of Completion
Upon completion you will earn a certificate from UIS CAPE.

What Students Are Saying

Payment and Financing Options

Investing in your education and professional development is an important decision. Payment options are available, including financing options. We also offer a discount for veterans. 

Employer Network and Digital Badge

Completing one of our cannabis certificates gives you exclusive access to the GF Institute Employer Network. You’ll also receive a digital badge to showcase your knowledge and skills. 

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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 Illinois Springfield - Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE)

The Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) unit at UIS is designed to provide high-quality courses, development, and training to career professionals in the public and private sectors.

Given the speed of change in today’s competitive business environment, Continuing and Professional Education becomes an effective and efficient way for individuals to remain current in their fields. CAPE offers short-term, very focused professional education to assist in specific skill-building.