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A new cannabis career path starts at Cannabis Training University (CTU), the leading marijuana training institute.

We know you're busy with work, kids, friends, and other responsibilities, trying to balance everything in your life. That's why we make it easy and affordable to dive deep into this new and exciting industry. 

Our Master of Cannabis certification program has taken years to perfect and is regularly updated with the latest information by our industry-leading cannabis educators.

Here's how easy it is to enroll in CTU and find the cannabis career path you deserve.

Master of Cannabis: Curriculum Overview

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In this competitive job market, knowing the ins and out of every aspect of the industry is critical to earning a cannabis job.

Our Master of Cannabis certification program covers essential topics: cultivation, extraction, cooking, law, medicine, and much more!

Whether you want to use cannabis as medicine, grow and harvest plants at home, or start a cannabis career, CTU can help.

Here’s an overview of our online-based training program:

  • Indoor and outdoor cannabis growing – Our cultivation course has helped many growers set up an affordable grow space indoors or outdoors. You can use your knowledge to become a cultivation technician, trimmer, and head grower over time. Learn how to care for your plant through the vegetative and flowering stage, low-stress training methods, how to grow more bud sites, 
  • Medical marijuana – Learn about the endocannabinoid system and how compounds in the cannabis plant produce various effects. Learn about cannabis potency, consumption methods, and the plant can potentially treat many diseases and conditions. We’ll show you how to become a medical cannabis patient in your state.
  • Budtending – Budtending is one of the most coveted jobs for retail cannabis businesses. Learn about different cannabis products, cannabis effects, and health benefits. We provide job assistance and templates to create your resume and cover letter.
  • How to open a dispensary –  We’ll train you to apply for a retail license, hire budtenders, find a retail location, and many more crucial aspects of starting a dispensary.
  • How to open a cannabis business – Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, vice president, or other C-level executives, you can learn how to transfer your business and leadership skills to cannabis. Learn how to hire skilled employees, find investors, create a pitch deck and business plan, remain state compliant, and scale your business.
  • Cannabis cooking – Cannabis plants, including their buds, sugar and fan leaves, and stems, can be used to make edibles, extracts, and topicals. We teach you how to cook safely with cannabis on a stovetop, oven, or slow cooker. Explore dozens of cooking recipes and instructions on how to make topicals.
  • Cannabis extraction – We teach you about different solventless and solvent-based extraction techniques, the requirements to become an extraction technician, and how to make extracts at home safely.

As far as cannabis training programs go, CTU provides the best value out of all of them. Get an all-encompassing education to find your place in the industry. With CTU cannabis credentials, you can qualify for many cannabis jobs. 

Admission Requirements

Enrolling in CTU is easy and affordable.

Admission requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pay the enrollment fee
  • Must have access to an internet-connected device, such as a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone, and a stable internet connection 

Do I Need a High School Diploma?

A high school diploma or equivalent is NOT required to enroll at Cannabis Training University. You can participate in your state’s recreational or medical marijuana program without prior credentials or experience.

Admission Process

Enrolling in higher cannabis education can be stressful, but we make it simple and affordable. Can’t afford the entire enrollment fee right now? No worries! Our buy-now-pay-later service allows you to make four interest-free payments over six weeks and pay a quarter of the price today.


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How to enroll in CTU:

1. All you need to do is visit our Enrollment page to start your cannabis journey.

2. Click the “Enroll Now” button.

3. Apply a coupon code, if available.

4. Add your billing details and create a password.

5. Click “Place Order,” and you can start learning today!

It’s that easy! 

Is Military Assistance Available?

We're proud to offer discounts to military personnel. With valid identification, you can get 10% off. 

Why Choose CTU

We’re proud to be the first online cannabis college. Since 2009, our mission has been to provide practicable and accessible higher education for students of all skill levels.

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

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Today, we educate cannabis students worldwide, with thousands of alumni in cannabis jobs.

We provide an online cannabis education program that includes high-definition videos, industry-recognized ebooks, downloadable handouts to reference later, 24/7 customer support, and the most recognized credentials in the industry. 

  • 12-month access – Complete the program at your own pace.
  • 10 certifications – Whether you’re a new or experienced user, our comprehensive program is designed to give you a well-rounded education in all fields of cannabis.
  • National Cannabis Industry Association member – We’re a part of the longest-running and biggest trade association in cannabis. 

Stay up to date with your local cannabis laws by enrolling in CTU. Our cannabis educators can teach you different marijuana plant training techniques, canna is edible recipes, and other trade secrets to remain competitive in this cannabis job market.

Start Your Recreational or Medical Marijuana Career Today the Leading Marijuana Training Institute!

Enrolling in CTU is the best way to break into this fast-growing industry. Our industry-leading experts can train you to earn a cannabis career in the cultivation, retail, processing, or ancillary sector. Enroll in CTU today! Cannabis Training University is also the only internationally accredited marijuana college!

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