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Extended Studies at University Of Nevada, Reno adds Cannabis Education Certificates

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Programs deal with agriculture, regulation, healthcare and drugs

Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 2:30 PM EDT|Updated: 9 minutes in the past

RENO, Nev., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno has partnered with Green Flower to supply 4 first-of-their-kind noncredit certificates in hashish schooling within the state. Each certificates program consists of three, eight-week on-line programs.

Programs cowl the enterprise of hashish, agriculture and horticulture, regulation and coverage, and healthcare and drugs. These certificates complement current credentials and advance the data and apply of hashish for professionals throughout a number of sectors.

“The University of Nevada, Reno is proud to accomplice with Green Flower to supply 4, new on-line hashish certificates applications,” mentioned Jodi Herzik, interim vice provost for Extended Studies. “Nevada was the third state to approve hashish for medical use with the adoption of the Nevada Medical Marijuana Act in 1998. We had been as soon as once more trailblazers when Nevadans voted to legalize hashish for grownup leisure use in 2016.

“With the legalization of medical and leisure hashish in two-thirds of the nation, the University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies group naturally desires to make sure Nevada is also at the forefront of hashish schooling,” Herzik mentioned.

The increasing hashish business is creating a requirement for certified staff with a broad vary of abilities. According to Business Wire, hashish is the quickest rising business in America. Leafy 2021 Jobs Reports states that in 2021, authorized hashish helps 321,000 full-time jobs, rising quicker than some other business.

“Since 2016 when voters in Nevada voted for authorized grownup use hashish and then-Governor Sandoval signed the regulation into impact, the hashish business within the state has seen unprecedented development and continues to indicate no indicators of slowing down,” mentioned Daniel Kalef, Green Flower’s vice chairman of Higher Education. “Such development has created a big and rising job market, and an amazing alternative for individuals in Nevada to search out rewarding careers.

“As the main hashish schooling firm within the nation, we got down to discover the proper college within the state with whom to accomplice and supply our applications to assist put together individuals for jobs within the business,” Kalef mentioned. “The University of Nevada, Reno checks all these containers for us, and we couldn’t be extra thrilled work with them on this.”

Courses are designed utilizing on-line studying greatest practices and are scheduled to accommodate working professionals. Students will develop a portfolio of case research and tasks that can be utilized to exhibit sector-specific hashish data. Upon profitable completion of this system, college students will earn a certificates of completion from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Courses start Nov. 15, and enrollment is open at cannabiseducation.unr.edu. The value is $2,950 per certificates, however the University is providing a particular one-time $500 low cost for college students who enroll within the November cohort. Payment plans can be found.

Questions concerning the new on-line certificates may be emailed to cannabiseducation@lists.unr.edu.

Nevada’s land-grant college based in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno ranks within the prime tier of greatest nationwide universities by U.S. News and World Report and is steadily rising in enrollment, excellence and popularity. The University serves greater than 21,000 college students. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University is residence to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Wolf Pack Athletics. Through a dedication to world-improving analysis, pupil success and outreach benefiting the communities and companies of Nevada, the University has influence throughout the state and all over the world. For extra data, go to www.unr.edu.

About Green Flower: Founded in 2014, Green Flower is the business chief in hashish schooling, empowering hundreds of customers, regulators and professionals with the data they want to achieve the rising hashish business at present. Green Flower’s content material and know-how platform powers the hashish applications of prime universities and faculties throughout the nation, offers personalized studying and compliance options for hashish companies of all sizes, and equips people with the abilities and credentials essential to make an influence within the fashionable hashish business.

Available for Interviews

Jodi Herzik, interim vice provost for Extended Studies, jodim@unr.edu or (775) 682-6420

Shannon Harris, assistant director, Workforce Development for Extended Studies, shannonharris@unr.edu or (775) 682-7556

Daniel Kalef, vice chairman of Higher Education, Green Flower (contact Adam Summers, adam.summers@green-flower.com or (708).223.2336, to arrange an interview)

Media contact
Dorraine Earnest
Marketing Specialist, Extended Studies
dearnest@unr.edu or (775) 682-7570

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