Cannabis is one of the fastest growing sectors of the U.S. economy.
Whether you're longing for a career change or looking to take the next step in your cannabis journey, you'll learn about the industry from the ground up, exploring cultivation, supply chain, social and economic justice, marketing, retail, and compliance issues.
Taught by industry professionals
Courses & Curriculum
Total credits: 30
MPSC 661 - The Business of Cannabis Cultivation credit(s): 3
MPSC 662 - Regulatory Compliance in the Cannabis Industry credit(s): 3
MPSC 663 - Social and Economic Justice in Cannabis credit(s): 3
MPSC 664 - The Marketing of Cannabis credit(s): 3
MPSC 665 - Cannabis and Retail credit(s): 3
MPSC 666 - The Cannabis Supply Chain credit(s): 3
MPSC 667 - Cannabis Capstone credit(s): 3
Graduate Electives credit(s): 9
For MS or MPS degree students, a minimum of 24 credits must be completed at LIM College.
All students will have the option to enroll in the "Career Success Track” which consists of 3 career courses, all of which are aimed at preparing students to recognize, understand, and secure their career goals.
MPSI 600 - Career Accelerator credit(s): 3
MPSI 690 - Graduate Career Exploration Internship credit(s): 1
MPSB 608 - Internship in The Business of Fashion credit(s): 3 or MPSM 608 - Internship in Fashion Marketing credit(s): 3 or MPSR 659 - Internship in Fashion Merchandising and Management credit(s) 3 or MPSS 610 - Internship in Global Fashion Supply Chain Management credit(s) 3 or MSCA 714 - Internship in Consumer Analytics credit(s): 3
There are all kinds of opportunities for professionals who possess the unique combination of specific knowledge about the cannabis industry and traditional business skills. Below is a sample of recent positions available at cannabis and cannabis-adjacent businesses. (Source: LinkedIn Dec. 2021)
- Vice President, Supply Chain
- Director of Human Resources
- Vice President, Consumer Insights & Trends
- Chief Marketing Officer
- CBD Commercial Director
- Director of Operations
LIM's MPS in The Business of Cannabis began enrolling students in Fall 2022. Positions listed on this page are anticipated, not actual, job titles for graduates of that program. Our catalog lists additional disclosures specific to this program.
Why Cannabis? Why LIM?
Cannabis Business Careers
The cannabis industry encompasses a variety of markets, including beauty/wellness, industrial use (hemp), recreational cannabis, and medicinal/pharmaceutical use.
Cannabis jobs are among the fast-growing in the U.S., employing hundreds of thousands of people nationwide.Explore a Career in Cannabis
Eager to educate yourself about the fastest growing industry of our time? Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about cannabis and its connected fields and terms.Learn More Here
You'll Learn from the Best in the Business
Our faculty is made up of some of the industry's most talented innovators, such as Kristin Jordan, Esq., Executive Director of the Asian Cannabis Roundtable, and cannabis law expert Wei Hu, Esq.MEET OUR EXPERT FACULTY
From Seed to Sale, We Cover it All
You'll dive into the industry from the ground up, exploring cultivation, supply chain, social and economic justice, marketing, retail, ethics, and compliance issues.
Convenient Online Courses
Our full online format allows you to log on and complete your coursework from anywhere you are - and at any time that fits your individual lifestyle.
LIM's Class of 2022 Boasts a 96% Career Outcomes Rate
Employers who have hired LIM College graduates include Amazon, LUSH Cosmetics, NBC Universal, Nike, Potent Farms, and Urban Outfitters.