Clinton Community College is adding three cannabis certifications designed to offer professional qualifications for those interested in a cannabis career.
– Carey Goyette, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Clinton Community College
PLATTSBURGH, NY, UNITED STATES, Oct. 19, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Clinton Community College continues to expand its academic offerings for students interested in forward-thinking industries. Today the college is adding three cannabis certifications designed to offer professional qualifications for those interested in a cannabis career.
According to Business Wire, cannabis is the fastest growing industry in America. To meet the urgent workforce needs in the industry, Clinton Community College has partnered with Green Flower, the leader in cannabis education, to offer Advanced Dispensary Associate, Advanced Cultivation Technician, and Advanced Manufacturing Agent certifications.
“The cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing new market opportunities and as such there is a massive demand for well trained professionals. Clinton Community College wants to ensure that individuals with the necessary expertise and skills are prepared for existing jobs as well as jobs that will be created as the industry expands,” said Carey Goyette, interim vice president of academic affairs. “By partnering with an industry leader in cannabis education, we are able to offer state-of-the-art instruction that prepares students to excel in this emerging, highly competitive market.”
“SUNY Clinton’s history and commitment to helping working adults find and build new careers is second to none. Green Flower is excited to be working with them to deliver these three cannabis industry training courses that pave the way for students to have a successful career,” said Daniel Kalef, Vice President of Higher Education at Green Flower. “As licenses are granted to new businesses in New York, the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the largest in the country. SUNY Clinton’s leadership sees the value in providing students with a path to becoming certified to work in cannabis retail, manufacturing and agriculture – helping to sustain the continued growth of the industry in New York through good ensure a skilled workforce.”
Each certificate program lasts 8 weeks and is offered entirely online. Students can register and start courses at any time. Upon completion of the certificate, graduates also have access to Green Flower’s employer network. The programs cost $900 each per certificate and are open to enroll now.
To learn more about cannabis certifications, visit: cannabis.clinton.edu.
About Clinton CC
Clinton Community College is a member of the State University of New York system and home to the new Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. Clinton offers associate degree programs, certificates, multi-employee professional qualifications, and many flexible learning options, including online and flex courses. For more information, visit us online at Clinton.edu.
About Green Flower
Founded in 2014, Green Flower is the industry leader in cannabis education, providing thousands of consumers, regulators and professionals with the knowledge they need to thrive in today’s burgeoning cannabis industry. Green Flower’s content and technology platform powers the cannabis programs of top universities and colleges across the country, providing tailored learning and compliance solutions for cannabis businesses of all sizes, and equipping individuals with the skills and credentials needed to thrive in the to make a difference in the modern cannabis industry.
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