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Get industry certified with online cannabis training that prepares you to start a cannabis career or business or excel at your current cannabis job. Rhode Island Cannabis College is the leading cannabis educator, providing students worldwide with low-cost industry training. 

Start Your Cannabis Journey at Rhode Island Cannabis College

In the newly legal Rhode Island adult-use market, cannabis job and business opportunities are expected to flourish over the coming years. Now is your time to get up-to-speed with the latest cannabis scientific research, cultivation and extraction techniques, and rules and regulations.

Rhode Island Cannabis College prepares everyone, from first-time to experienced users, to work in the industry with a comprehensive curriculum covering cannabis cultivation, cooking, extraction, medicine, law, careers, and business.

Become a Master of Cannabis with Online Industry Training

Getting industry insight from cannabis business owners, growers, extraction technicians, and other professionals is easier and more affordable than ever. Our Master of Cannabis certification program is accessible via our online learning platform for a reasonable price.

Online cannabis education provides you the flexibility and convenience of learning from anywhere and anytime. Rhode Island Cannabis College is open year-round, with course content at your fingertips. Our classes are ready for you 24/7, so you can learn on your time.

You get 12 weeks of access to our Master of Cannabis program. That’s enough time to cover all the information at least once and get your industry certification. You can share your login information with others, but only one student can receive certification.

Perfect for All Learning Styles

No matter what type of learner you are, we provide diverse content across our eight cannabis classes to help you absorb and retain information. We have tons of HD videos, e-books, calculators, and downloadable resources to help you continue learning after your enrollment.

High-Definition Videos

We provide hours of high-definition videos taking you behind the scenes of commercial facilities and providing trade secrets from experts in their field. All of our videos are closed-captioned, making them accessible for hard of hearing students and convenient for quiet learning.


Go beyond the required learning with eight e-books by the “Guru of Ganja,” Ed Rosenthal. We are honored to have him as part of our faculty. Ed Rosenthal is an acclaimed writer and grower who provides invaluable resources on cannabis cultivation, cooking, extraction, and more.


We provide handy calculators to make your cannabis growing, cooking, or extracting simple. Find out how many lights you need in a grow room, how much infused oil to use when cooking, how to convert between metric and customary units, how many joints you can roll from a specific amount of cannabis, and more.

Downloadable Resources

Our handouts, charts, reading lists, recipes, and other downloadable handouts allow you to refer back to essential points after your enrollment period. Learn how to troubleshoot the most common growing mistakes, write a cover letter and resume, build a pitch deck, and other helpful tips.

Become an In-Demand Job Candidate

Rhode Island Cannabis College prepares you to work in any industry segment, including cultivation, manufacturing, and retail. We provide in-depth training to help you earn an entry- or senior-level position, depending on your experience and skills.

Learn skills to grow cannabis at home, make edibles and extracts, and apply these skills to a commercial facility. Get hired as a bud trimmer, budtender, extraction technician, packager, or any other cannabis position with our all-inclusive training.

If you are an ancillary service provider to a cannabis business or want to work with cannabis businesses, our online cannabis training helps you navigate the often-changing rules and regulations that vary by state.

Start a Cannabis Business

Rhode Island Cannabis Colleges offers the comprehensive business management training necessary to open a cannabis business in this competitive market. We cover the entire process, from getting licensing and local approval to maintaining inventory for state compliance.

As a federally illegal drug with varying laws across states, cannabis has unique challenges that business leaders must adapt to. Our faculty has developed content that offers guidance not commonly found elsewhere to help you overcome common cannabis industry obstacles.

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

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Our cannabis laws are regularly updated to reflect the latest licensing requirements and open application periods in the U.S. and Canada. We also cover cannabis laws in many other countries, so you can expand your operations internationally.

Start Learning Today with Rhode Island Cannabis College

We offer open enrollment, so you can enroll in Rhode Island Cannabis College any time and start learning about the industry. Get certified with the industry’s most respected and recognized training credentials. Enroll in Rhode Island Cannabis College today!

Fred Hernandez - Cannabis industry expert writer
Fred Hernandez

Fred Hernandez is a highly accomplished and versatile writer, boasting an extensive background in the cannabis industry. With an in-depth understanding of various sectors including cultivators, processors, retailers, and brands, Fred's expertise spans across the entire cannabis landscape. As a prominent contributor to CTU, he consistently delivers insightful articles exploring the latest developments, news, and regulations shaping the cannabis industry. Whether it's delving into the intricacies of cannabis products, cannabis strain reviews, or providing comprehensive analyses of cannabis laws, or sharing expert insights on cannabis cultivation techniques, Fred's wealth of knowledge positions him as an invaluable writer and educator for all cannabis-related subjects.

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