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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about applying to the non-credit certificate programs.

Frequent Asked Questions

Below you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about applying to the certificate programs.

Enrollment

Yes. Your complete registration for your cannabis certificate program can be completed directly on our website. Just enter in your information, choose your payment option, and you are all set to begin your course on the next start date. 

We recommend registering prior to the start date of the course. However, students may register until Friday morning, after the start date. To register past that date, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your request.

Our cannabis certificate program is open to everyone over the age of 18. There are no prior education requirements or admissions process. Just register directly on our website to begin the program.

 

We offer new course start dates around every 6-8 weeks. Upcoming dates include:

      • May 6, 2024
      • Jul 1, 2024
     

Pricing & Payment Options

The certificate program costs $2,950 when you pay in full. If you choose the monthly payment option, the price is $300 per month following initial payment of $750 when you enroll.

This certificate is non-credit-bearing, so it is not eligible for federal aid. While federal financial aid is not available for these programs, we strive to offer flexible payment options for all students. Upon registration, you’ll be able to pay in full or you can choose the monthly installment option.

 

When you register, you can choose to pay in full $2,950 or you can choose the monthly installment option for $300 per month following initial payment of $750 when you enroll.

Scholarships are not currently available for these programs. We do offer a veterans discount. We also offer occasional limited-time discounts. Request more information to join our mailing list and receive any special offers or discounts.

Program Offerings & Structure

This program is offered fully online and can be completed on your schedule, from anywhere in the world.

Our cannabis certificate program is 6 months long and is asynchronous. Your 6-month program will consist of three 8-week long courses Cannabis 101 followed by two more in the focus you choose.  

Students should expect to dedicate between six and eight hours per week to complete coursework in this program.

Our programs are created and led by top experts in cannabis healthcare, with engaging video lectures that allow you to immerse yourself in the course content. You can view more information on our course contributors for each program on our home page.

You can generally use any laptop, computer or tablet for these online courses. Courses are also available on mobile, so you can watch the video content from your phone.

These programs are offered by University of Lynchburg in partnership with Green Flower, the industry leader in cannabis education. Green Flower’s content curriculum features trusted information and perspectives from industry-leading cannabis professionals, delivered in a format designed using best-in-class learning practices.

Credentials

In addition to a certificate of completion, you’ll receive a digital badge and verification of the skills that you’ve learned throughout your program. 

In addition is an immersive educational experience with expert led video content, our program includes a portfolio project which gives you something tangible to demonstrate your knowledge to others.