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Cannabis Studies

There is an increasing need for knowledgeable graduates familiar with cannabis as the industry becomes more mainstream. The new Cannabis Studies Certificate offers students a multi-disciplinary foundation for understanding the cannabis plant and the cannabis industry, enabling them to more readily gain employment in one of its many subfields.


Degree: CERT1

Full-time program duration: 2.0 Years

Location: West Campus

Contact Information:

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
DAAP Student Affairs
DAAP Admissions
PO Box 210016
Cincinnati, OH 45221
(513) 556-1376

Admission Requirements

Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the certificate to their program. To apply, students should turn in the application to the DAAP Student Affairs Office, 5470 Aronoff.

In addition, you must meet with the program director so that they are aware that you are pursuing the certificate and can advise you appropriately. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your certificate.

Students not currently pursuing a degree may declare the certificate after establishing non-matriculated status.


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The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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