2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Cannabis Studies Certificate

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Associate Dean:

Ryan O. Williams, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Practice
College of Professional Studies, rywillia@syr.edu 

Administrative Director:

Maria Borte, Academic Program Administrator
College of Professional Studies, mcborte@syr.edu 
Program Questions, contact the College of Professional Studies at 315-443-9378, or email parttime@syr.edu


The Cannabis Studies certificate provides a foundation of knowledge across the cannabis industry including governing laws, plant science & extracts, medicinal properties, plant cultivation & harvesting, as well as business and employment opportunities. 


30 college credits

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify differences between marijuana and hemp products.
  2. Define the legal and regulatory systems governing the cannabis industry.
  3. Analyze the science behind and health benefits/risks in the use of cannabis derived products.
  4. Assess the various components of starting and maintaining a cannabis related business.


15 Credits - Choose 5 Courses from the following:

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