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Medical Cannabis Science and Business

16 months
750 USD/credit 18562 USD/year
750 USD/credit 18562 USD/year
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Medical Cannabis Science and Business from Thomas Jefferson University is designed to provide students with the knowledge in cannabis medicine, science, business, and policies, required to enter the cannabis industry, support patients, add to existing research and develop innovative cannabis business models.


Medical Cannabis Science and Business from Thomas Jefferson University is designed to prepare students to enter the cannabis field as researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, or healthcare providers that can better support patients in need of alternative treatment options.


The potential for new pharmacotherapies working through unique mechanisms of action offer hope for many unmet clinical needs. The increasing demand for medical cannabis has created a noticeable need for cannabis education for healthcare professionals and, more in general, the need for an educated workforce with expertise in the therapeutic effects, science and business of cannabis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathology Potentially Responsive to Cannabis
  • Emerging Issues in the Cannabis Industry
  • Conventional & Cannabinoid Therapy of Disease
  • Essentials of Cannabis Financial and Operations Analysis
  • Health Implications of Medicinal Cannabis
  • Cannabinoid Pharmacology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 16 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


33 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit.  
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended but not required. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 16 months.
  • National

    18562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 16 months.


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