University of New Mexico Continuing Education Launches Cannabis Education Program in Partnership with Green Flower for Emerging Marijuana Industry | national news
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, September 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With recreational marijuana now legal in New Mexico, UNM Continuing Education is launching a new series of courses to prepare workers for careers in a new, highly regulated field. State officials predict that industry should provide at least $ 50 million new income this year and over 11,000 jobs. The University of New Mexico Continuing Education partners with leader in cannabis education and training, Green Flower, to deliver credit-free online certificate programs from November 15, 2021.
“The cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing new market opportunities in the country,” says Audrey arnold, Executive Director of Continuing Education at UNM. âAs providers of professional development and career education, we want to provide the knowledge and skills our community will need to be successful in this rapidly growing market. We are also delighted with this innovative partnership with Green Flower which can provide a solid education in this industry and an affordable and realistic approach to training. “
The four program options include the Business of Cannabis; Cannabis agriculture and horticulture; Cannabis law and policy; and cannabis-related health care and medicine. Each program consists of three 8-week courses over a 6-month period and students can complete at their own pace within this time frame.
Students receive online instruction in their chosen field from industry experts, verified and selected by Green Flower. Upon completion, students will earn a certificate from UNM Continuing Education. Classes for the four program options will be a mix of instructor-student, student-student, reading, and general discussion / interaction. The cost of each program is $ 2,950 and registrations are open now.
“Green Flower is honored to work with the University of New Mexico and in particular the School of Continuing Education. Since the legislature of the State of New Mexico Having passed the legal adult cannabis age last March, we sought to find the perfect university with which to partner and deliver our programs. We couldn’t think of any better university in the state than the flagship university, UNM, âsaid Daniel Kalef, vice president of higher education at Green Flower.
âBy working with the leaders of the continuing education school, we saw the university’s commitment to expand offerings for working adults and lifelong learners as a clear sign that the university wants to serve all types of students at every stage of their growth and career With the arrival of new rules and new licenses in the new year, we congratulate the leaders of the university for their foresight in wanting offer certificate programs designed to prepare people for careers in what is today the fastest growing job market in the country. We are delighted to partner with UNM and are delighted to begin to bring these programs to the public in November, âKalef said.
To learn more about participation, visit https://cannabiseducation.ce.unm.edu.
About UNM Continuing Education: UNM Continuing Education offers quality programs in professional development and personal enrichment. UNM Continuing Education is committed to providing innovative and accessible learning opportunities to individuals, organizations and communities in New Mexico and around the world with impactful and engaging programs that position them for success.
About the green flower: Founded in 2014, Green Flower is the industry leader in cannabis education, giving thousands of consumers, regulators and professionals the knowledge they need to be successful in today’s emerging cannabis industry. ‘hui. Green Flower’s content and technology platform powers the cannabis programs of top universities and colleges across the country, provides personalized learning and compliance solutions for cannabis companies of all sizes, and provides individuals the skills and credentials needed to make an impact in the modern cannabis industry. .
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