Cannabis Science and Operations, Minor
Thousands of jobs are being created as cannabis is legalized across the country. Legalized cannabis is expected to be an estimated $150 billion industry by 2025 and will need educated employees to sustain the industry.
Saint Louis University offers an online minor in cannabis science and operations to produce quality employees to meet this demand. This minor program addresses all aspects of the cannabis industry, including cultivating, growing and producing. You will learn about dispensing and the pharmacological properties of cannabis. Graduates of this minor can pursue positions in sales and marketing, dispensary management, quality assurance and laboratory technology, among other areas.
The list of possible jobs in the cannabis industry is quite extensive. With a minor in cannabis science and operations, you will be prepared to pursue various in-demand positions in the following broad categories:
- Laboratory technology
- Distribution logistics
- Dispensary management
- Regulatory compliance
- Sales and marketing
- Quality assurance
- Wellness specialist
- Edible development
|CSO 1000||Cannabis Fundamentals: Growing, Manufacturing & Dispensing||3|
|CSO 1500||Cannabis Plant Science & Cultivation||3|
|CSO 1600||Cannabis Extraction & Product Production||3|
|CSO 1700||Cannabis Compliance & Dispensing||3|
|CSO 2000||Pharmacological Properties of Cannabis||3|
|CSO 2960||Cannabis Operations and Science Capstone||1|
Students must maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA.