Aug 15, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
  
College Catalog 2022-2023

Cannabis Cultivation Certificate


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CONTACT

Kate Maiolatesi, 413.552.2462, kmaiolatesi@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Growing hemp and cannabis, as well as producing products for consumption, have become viable career options in our region.  This certificate program will allow students to learn the science behind growing hemp and cannabis as well as the skills necessary to launch their own business.  All courses are part of a larger associates degree program if the student choses to study more than for the certificate.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • describe the botanical characteristics and horticultural needs of cannabis/hemp
  • diagnose and correct problems of plant pathogens and pests specific to hemp and cannabis
  • describe the regulations of growing, processing, and marketing cannabis/hemp
  • analyze the cannabis/hemp market and predict market trends
  • design and develop a cannabis/hemp cultivation and processing business

TOTAL: 24 CREDITS


NOTES

This program is not approved for federal financial aid.

(H094)

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