The Business of Cannabis, MPS (Online)

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LIM College’s online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in The Business of Cannabis degree program is the first of its kind, preparing students for professional positions in a rapidly-expanding industry.

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The Business of Cannabis Program Overview

The fully online MPS in The Business of Cannabis degree is a 30-credit, one-year program that helps business professionals develop essential knowledge in cultivation, supply chain, retail, marketing, and compliance, all specific to the business of cannabis. 

Whether you are looking to change careers or are ready to take the next step in your cannabis journey, you will graduate with a deep understanding of what it takes to run a successful cannabis business.

Curriculum & Careers

The Business of Cannabis curriculum covers a range of topics and industry-expert faculty bring their vast professional experience and firsthand insights to every lesson. 

Sample courses include:

  • Cannabis and Regulatory Compliance
  • Cannabis and Retail
  • Social and Economic Equity in The Business of Cannabis
  • The Business of Cannabis Cultivation
  • The Cannabis Supply Chain

Review Program Requirements

Our graduate students can network with leading players in the field of cannabis, opening the door for a variety of resume-building experiences and internship opportunities. 

These are just a few of the places where students in this program have interned:

  • Edie Parker
  • Field Trip NYC
  • House of Puff
  • New Frontier Data
  • Skip Intro Advisors

Graduate Internships  Career Development Resources

The cannabis industry is experiencing tremendous growth and is full of exciting possibilities. As legalization accelerates, there are a multitude of career opportunities for professionals with the right combination of cannabis-specific knowledge and business skills. 

Earning a master’s degree in The Business of Cannabis can prepare you for various positions in areas such as:

  • Branding and Social Media
  • Product Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Retail Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Manufacturing and Operations Management

The Business of Cannabis Career Pathway  Life After LIM

Why Study The Business of Cannabis Online Through LIM

As the first college or university with a graduate degree in The Business of Cannabis, LIM College has set the standard for cannabis business education. 

As a student in our online cannabis business program, you will learn directly from professionals currently working in all areas of the cannabis industry, including marketing and branding, cultivation, retail, and compliance. Our faculty members have started their own companies, written cannabis business books, lead professional industry organizations, and more.

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Cannabis jobs are among the fastest-growing in the U.S., employing hundreds of thousands of people nationwide.

LIM & the Cannabis Industry

What does cannabis have to do with the fashion and lifestyle business? The cannabis and fashion industries share a variety of commonalities—from the importance of retail operations and sustainability considerations, to the types of branding, merchandising, and marketing needed, and the skill sets of employees they hire.

Through LIM’s network of industry connections, cannabis-focused curriculum, and accomplished faculty, students have many opportunities to directly engage with all kinds of cannabis-related businesses and gain experience in an industry where they can make a lasting impact.

LIM Online

Life can be complicated. Maybe you have a family to care for, a full-time job, or are far from New York City. Whatever your situation is, our 100% online master’s in Cannabis degree program meets your need for flexibility.

Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from wherever you are with flexible coursework that fits your schedule. Explore our online learning resources.

Student Life & Support Services

Even in an online environment, Business of Cannabis students can get involved in student organizations and access comprehensive academic and lifetime career development support services.

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Earn an MPS in The Business of Cannabis Online at LIM College

Prepare for a rewarding career on the business side of the cannabis industry with an online Master of Professional Studies in The Business of Cannabis from LIM College.

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