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Did you know that there are more Cannabis Training University students in cannabis jobs than all other cannabis colleges?

If you want to land a job in this fast-growing industry or just want to learn how to use cannabis safely and legally, Cannabis Training University can help!

Comprehensive Cannabis Education Online Curriculum

Cannabis Training University offers students of all skill levels from around the world the opportunity to learn from a renowned and complete industry training program. Since 2009, CTU has developed a reputation for excellence and world-class education.

No matter where you are in the world, CTU is 100% legal, even if your local laws prohibit commercial cannabis activity. Preparing for the oncoming industry can help you be in a better place to land a job when cannabis finally does become legal near you.

CTU’s online-based curriculum is accessible for a period of 12 months and available 24/7 online. All you need is an internet connection and a tablet, smartphone, or computer to log into your account.

As the most affordable industry training program on the market, CTU makes it easy for students to break into the industry without having to make a prohibitively expensive investment.

Interested in enrolling in the best online cannabis college?

Here's what you can expect from CTU courses.


If you're a complete beginner, our curriculum goes through every part of the cannabis plant to help you become acquainted with its therapeutic components. Learn all about the plant’s history, anatomy, and fast-growing industry.

Even if you're a seasoned expert, a refresher on the basics can help you go over the different types of cannabis products available, their uses, and the state of the industry.


Many of our students are interested in learning to grow their own cannabis at home. In many legal states, home cultivation is legal. Learn the basics of setting up an indoor or outdoor garden from scratch and on a budget. You can grow huge yields in your closet or on your windowsill.

Not sure what equipment to buy? Are you having trouble picking a location in your apartment or house to grow cannabis?

Don't worry. We’ll go through every part of assembling your garden setup from choosing a strain to deciding whether you want to start with clones or seeds to choosing containers, lights, and a soilless or soil-based system.

Once you've gone all your gear in place, we’ll help you set it up. We’ll give you tips on air flow, water sources, electrical wiring, lighting, and temperature and humidity. We’ll also give you tips on how to keep your grow room clean and maintained to keep your plants healthy.

With everything in place, you can be ready to start planting your seeds or growing your clones from the comfort of your home and eventually from a commercial facility, if you want to work in cannabis cultivation.

How to Grow

Whether you're a first-time gardener or seasoned grower with dreams of operating your own cultivation facility, our cannabis cultivation course offers students a comprehensive breakdown of the stages of cannabis growth.

Learn from the top cannabis growers working in the most competitive markets. We provide a wealth of ebook and video resources, including a wide range of books on cultivation by the “Guru of Ganja” himself, Ed Rosenthal, a member of our CTU staff.

Using his world-renowned cultivation textbooks and our comprehensive curriculum, students can learn all about cannabis clones and seedlings, the vegetative and flowering stage, harvesting, and garden troubleshooting.

Our course helps you decide how to start growing from either clones or seeds and how to care for young plants so they can have a better chance of growing into mature plants.

Once they've established their roots and a few leaves, your plants are in their vegetative stage. We cover pruning, plant training, transplanting, feeding and watering, and identifying disorders and diseases for a healthy transition into the flowering stage.

In its flowering stage, we will show you how to keep your plants growing dense and resinous buds in the right environment. Our course also covers the right techniques for harvesting, drying, and curing your cannabis bud.


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Finally, we will help you troubleshoot any issues relating to pests, nutritional disorders, mold infestations, and so much more.

Cooking and Extraction

Do you want to learn how to create a wide range of infusions and extractions? Our cooking and extraction course can teach students the basics of processing cannabis raw material into their favorite edibles, topicals, tinctures, and extracts.

We’ll teach you everything you need to know about decarboxylating your cannabis and using solvent-based or solventless extraction methods to separate its resinous trichomes from the rest of the plant matter.

It's all about what kind of material you start with. We help you choose the best raw material to make incredible extracts using dried or fresh-frozen cannabis.

A big part of creating the perfect edible is estimating potency and creating a homogenized recipe for a consistent and reliable dose every time.

Learn how to make tinctures, juice fresh cannabis, dry sift kief at home, make homemade bubble hash, and learn about the different types of solvent-based extractions used in the cannabis market.

After the extraction process, it's time to finish purifying and refining the infusion or extract using straining, filtering, and purging techniques. We show you the different ways to take a crude extract and turn it into a ready-to-consume product.

We provide you with course content that helps you calculate doses, make infused oils and butters, make capsules, make cannabis flower, and handle common challenges in a cannabis kitchen.

Cannabis recipes include:

  • Savory edibles
  • Sweet edibles
  • Topicals
  • Beverages


Medical cannabis is a powerful alternative and supplement to traditional therapies. If you want to learn the best way to use cannabis for a wide range of conditions and symptoms, we’ll help you understand the science of cannabis, the latest research, and the most effective ways to use cannabis.

First, we'll go through the long history of medical cannabis from its prehistoric use through its prohibition and its current legalization. Cannabis research is fairly new. We cover the latest research on medical cannabis.

As a cannabis patient, you must obtain a medical recommendation from a licensed physician. We go through medical cannabis programs in the United States and Canada and provide you with each state/province/territory requirements for obtaining a medical cannabis card.

With your card in hand, you will learn about the endocannabinoid system, the network of cell receptors that is responsible for maintaining homeostasis in the body. We'll go through endocannabinoids, cannabinoids, cannabinoid receptors, and their effects on different parts of the body.

Learn about the latest cannabis research on a variety of conditions including arthritis, neurodegenerative diseases, movement disorders and neuropathy, cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), autoimmune disease, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

You’ll learn about different delivery methods including ingestion, inhalation, transdermal application, intraoral, topical, suppositories, and raw preparations. We'll show you how to find the right dose and deal with side effects and drug interactions.


Cannabis laws are changing every day. Our curriculum is regularly updated to reflect the most up-to-date regulations around the world. We provide a wealth of information on cannabis laws in the United States, Canada, and other countries with developing cannabis markets.

There are over 300,000 jobs in the cannabis industry. CTU trained me for one of them!

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As the fastest-growing job market in the country, the cannabis industry is ripe with career opportunities for those with the right skills and experience. Governments have different minimum age requirements, work permits, and fees associated with cannabis workers.

As a comprehensive cannabis career resource, CTU shows you where to find cannabis work, how to build your experience, how to write a resume and cover letter, and how to succeed in an interview. Our resume and cover letter templates make it easy to fill in the blanks and create a clear and concise resume and cover letter.

If you're unsure where you fit in the industry or you want to learn more about a specific position, we go through the different types of cultivation, retail, processing, and ancillary positions that are most popular in the industry.


The cannabis industry is on an upswing and budding entrepreneurs are ready to hit the ground running. Our business course goes over the government regulation required in the U.S. and Canada to get a license as a standalone or vertically integrated business.

Our business course goes over the different elements of setting up a business including a business plan, pitch deck, marketing and advertising, transportation, inventory management, insurance, and legal considerations.

We also cover every type of cannabis segment from cultivation to retail to processing and show you how business owners in the field have had success. Learn with our step-by-step guide showing you what you need to do to set up a profitable business.

Enroll in Cannabis Training University

Cannabis Training University is the world's most affordable and comprehensive industry training program. Cannabis education online is a great option for everyone, whether you are a hobbyist or entrepreneur. CTU’s online-based marijuana university gives you the skills and knowledge you need to use cannabis effectively and break into the industry.

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