Trusted Leaders in Cannabis Education & Certification

Recognized worldwide for our leading-edge academics, Oaksterdam certifications are respected by professionals in every segment of the cannabis industry around the globe.

Our courses are crafted by entrepreneurs who shape the industry and advocates who launched the medical cannabis movement, offering students an education with historical context that no other school can match.

From the earliest days of the medical cannabis movement, Oaksterdam University has been committed to our mission of providing students with the knowledge and skills they need to lead and succeed in the industry.

With more than 50,000 alumni worldwide, we are the most recognized name in cannabis education. Our cross-disciplinary curriculum covers the most recent developments in cultivation, business, and policy and is grounded in the legacy of the cannabis legalization movement.

As a student, you will join our vast community of successful entrepreneurs, experienced professionals, and seasoned advocates who set the tone and pace of the modern cannabis industry.

Our Instructors

Our faculty features award-winning cultivators, recognized business leaders, respected scientists, and passionate advocates who shaped the early medical cannabis movement and continue to set the standard for the modern commercial cannabis industry.

Government & Public Affairs

Over the past two decades, Oaksterdam University has been called upon to provide cannabis education services to many state and municipal government agencies, as well as health care providers, labor unions, law enforcement agencies, and universities.

Our team of experts is engaged in current projects including training for California state and municipal agencies, the Florida League of Cities, a new satellite Public Policy Ambassador in Washington D.C., and developing partnerships in Jamaica and South Korea.


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Oakland, California 94619

United States