Medical Applications of Cannabis


Medical Cannabis Comprehensive
History of Cannabis
Introduction to Business
Cannabis Research Studies
Patient Navigation
The Endocannabinoid System
2 Electives

Medical Applications of Cannabis (136 Clock Hours)

This program is designed to equip students the scientific facts about cannabis medicine. The program goes into detail about how cannabis medicines effect the human body and how cannabis medicines are being introduced to the medical community. This program is extremely beneficial to students with medical background but the information learned in this program can also be used in many fields such as consulting, journalism, policy, advocacy, and government positions.

Approximate Hours
MCC = 10 Hours | 1 Major = 130 Hours | 1 Class = 20 Hours

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Career Options

Nursing Assistant
Cannabis Research Lab Technician
Cannabis Testing Lab Technician
Cannabis Advocacy Representative
Government Consultant
Medical Consultant
Cannabis Educator


Medical Cannabis Comprehensive is a single weekend flagship course that covers a wide range of cannabis subjects and is designed to benefit anyone who is thinking of participating in the cannabis industry. The course covers seven different topics including History, Advocacy, Horticulture, Patient Access, Legal, Extracts and Business. Upon completion of the course, students receive a certificate of completion.

(10 Clock Hours)

History of Cannabis

The purpose of this course is to develop an in-depth understanding of the history of cannabis from 2900 BC to modern day. This course will cover: the uses of cannabis and hemp and their historical agricultural and cultural importance, the prohibition of cannabis and subsequent cannabis law reform, and the inconsistencies in federal cannabis policy.

(22.5 Clock Hours)

Intro to Business

The purpose of this course is to develop a beginner’s understanding of fundamental business concepts and how they apply to cannabis related businesses. This course will cover, among other subjects, basic business law concepts, accounting systems and methods, operations and management strategies, sales and marketing tactics, and the basics of a successful business plan.

(22.5 Clock Hours)

Cannabis Research Studies

This course is designed to teach students how to interpret medical research studies using many cannabis research examples. The course reviews recent research studies published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The overall goal of the course is to equip students with the ability to interpret research and experimental data in the field of medical cannabis.

(22.5 Clock Hours)

Patient Navigation

The purpose of this course is to teach students the medical operations side of the cannabis business. This course discusses interactions between doctors patients nurses and caregivers. In this class students will learn how cannabis is recommended by doctors, retrieved by patients and everything in between.

(22.5 Clock Hours)

The Endocannabinoid System

This course focuses on the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and medical cannabis use, how it affects the body, and how it is used to treat illnesses. We will decode the messages & trace the system-level connections found in the ECS from a Neuroscience perspective. As this topic is taught in less than 53% of US medical schools, the students completing this course will know more about the endocannabinoid system & how its activity relates to overall human wellness than most US medical doctors.

(22.5 Clock Hours)


Cooking with Cannabis

The purpose of this course is to develop an in-depth understanding of cooking with cannabis. This course will cover cooking and baking basics, methods of infusion, and proper and accurate dosing.

(18 Clock Hours)

Cannabis Policies

This course is designed to teach students how state and federal laws are reformed in the United States. The course investigates the recent reform in State laws related to medical cannabis, how it was passed, and how effective the legislation was. This course gives students the information they will need to have a positive voice in local, state and federal politics as it relates to the cannabis industry.

(18 Clock Hours)

Cannabis Extracts

The purpose of this course is to develop an in-depth understanding of extracted cannabis products and methods. There is a heavy focus on methods of extracting cannabis, extraction equipment and safety protocol, cannabis extract testing and dosing, cannabis extract industry trends. product development and marketing.

(18 Clock Hours)

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