Cannabis Science Certification and Online Learning
Ready to take your relationship with cannabis to the next level? Our online university offers five different series learning opportunities. Take them individually or in sequential order to earn Cannabis Science Certification. These lessons go above and beyond the information provided at our pop-up events, diving deeply into Cannabis Science fundamentals. Our industry award winning alumni move on to enjoy speaking, teaching, and leadership opportunities with job placement assistance available upon request.
Each online lesson Includes a syllabus, E-book, presentation video, notes template, slideshow, suplimental materials, and more!
SSC students are teamed up with a personal mentor who chimes in to provide additional resources and information along the way.
E-Badges & Certificates
Study at your own pace and earn five seperate E-badges as you go. Display them proudly on your resume, email signature, or website.
This cannabis Botany course offers a comprehensive study of plant science from the perspective of Cannabis Sp. We cover a wide range of topics intended to place the cannabis plant within the context of the greater plant kingdom and get students comfortible with the basics of cannabis breeding.
Lesson One: Intro to Cannabis Botany
Lesson Two: The Hemp & Cannabis Distinction
Lesson Three: The Indica & Sativa Binary
Lesson Four: Genotype, Phenotype, and Chemotype
Ever wonder why one type of Cannabis makes you sleepy while another may have an energizing effect? Cannabis is home to a diverse array of compounds that are responsible for many of its reported medicinal properties. In this series, we take a look at the different classes of compounds present in cannabis and explore their similarities and differences.
Lesson One: Primary & Secondary Compounds
Lesson Two: Cannabinoids & Decarboxylation
Lesson Three: Cannabis Derived Terpenes
Lesson Four: Flavonoids and the Matrix
Now that we know the different compounds in cannabis we must look at what happens when we consume them. In the course, we explore the Endocannabinoid Receptor System, specific receptor binding mechanisms of cannabinoids, the signaling pathways they initiate, and how those relate to reported effects.
Lesson One: Anatomy, Physiology, & The ECS
Lesson Two: Binding Mechanisms and Signaling Pathways
Lesson Three: Additional Actions of Phytocannabinoids
Lesson Four: The Entourage Effect
Edibles, topicals, flowers oh my! In this course, we take a look at the ways we consume cannabis, how they work, and why they make us feel so different. We’ll also explore popular cannabis products and discuss the most appropriate applications for each type.
Lesson One: Smoking, Vaporizing, and Ingesting Cannabis
Lesson Two: Mucosal and Topical Applications of Cannabis
Lesson Three: Popular Cannabis Products
Lesson Four: Tools to Choose the Right Product
When working with cannabis, it is necessary to connect with consumers to gain a greater understanding of their desired experience. When novice consumers have questions and concerns about cannabis it is the job of cannabis professionals to simultaneously put them at ease and help them navigate the often overwhelming market. In this course, students will learn techniques to deliver the highest standard of care and information....Without making medical claims!
Lesson One: Connecting With Consumers
Lesson Two: Destigmatizing Cannabis
Lesson Three: Explaining Cannabis
Lesson Four: Navigating Medical Concerns