Rowan College of South Jersey
(RCSJ) offers a five-session virtual medical cannabis dispensary education and training
course, March 14 through March 28, via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to
9 p.m. Cost for the virtual course is $500, with limited tuition waiver
vouchers available for veterans. Please note that while students must be at
least 18 years old to register for the course, most employers require employees
to be 21 and pass a background check.
Tailored to New Jersey’s Medical
Marijuana program, the 15-hour series of training topics — provided in
partnership with New Jersey Cannabis Certified — includes cannabis law and
regulations, cultivation basics, manufactured products, testing, dosing and
administration, and working in a dispensary. The series also touches on the
history of cannabis, the human body’s endocannabinoid system, cannabis taxonomy
and terminology, and how to assist medical marijuana program patients with
“Rowan College of South Jersey
continues to identify in-demand training to prepare individuals for employment
in emerging industries. This course provides the foundational knowledge needed
for employment opportunities in the cannabis industry,” said Brigette Satchell,
dean of Career & Technical Education.
“We are excited to partner with
existing operators in the State that bring expertise to our programming and allow
students a direct connection to jobs,” stated Sarah Trent, founder of New
Jersey Cannabis Certified.
For more information or to enroll,