Syracuse University is partnering with cannabis education provider Green Flower on an industry certificate program, which will include three eight-week, fully online classes. The program will cover the Business of Cannabis, Agriculture and Horticulture, Law and Policy, and Healthcare and Medicine.
The announcement comes about a month after lawmakers passed, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed, cannabis legalization reforms.
Michael Frasciello, dean of University College, said the “new market-sensitive certificates” represent the university’s “role in supporting growth-oriented economic initiatives in New York state.”
University College is the academic college of continuing education and professional studies at Syracuse University. These certificates are meant to complement existing credentials and advance the knowledge and practice of cannabis for professionals across multiple sectors, the University said in a press release.
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