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Waiting List

March 31st - April 1st
Advanced Classic Seminar has a few seats left. All other courses through April 27th are wait listed. Receive a tuition refund if you enroll in the Indoor Horticulture Seminar by March 31st. Tuition goes up April 1st from $500/seminar to $595. Enroll in both the Basic and Advanced Indoor Horticulture Seminars by March 31st for $900. Goes up to $995 April 1st. Courses are filling up. If you can no longer register for a course, call and ask to be placed on our wait list.

Classic Seminars: Basic & Advanced

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The Basic Seminar is suited best for students who need to complete the curriculum quickly or who cannot meet regularly during the week. The Basic Seminar takes place over a Saturday and Sunday, totaling over 13 hours of instruction. Upon completion of the Basic Classic Seminar, students are welcome to attend the Advanced Classic Seminar consisting of Cannabusiness related subjects.

Learn how to open a dispensary or delivery business. Learn about the different legal entities, legal rights, bud-tending, vending, and advanced horticulture. Attendance of the Basic Seminar is required, however you are not required to pass the Basic 101 exam to be applicable. Basic and Advanced Classic Seminars are offered every month. Register

Save $195 when you register for both!

Indoor Horticulture Seminars: Basic & Advanced


4 Days of Intensive Instruction
Condensed Horticulture Class
26 hours of Grow Training from our Expert Growers

Want to take our grow semester but can’t find the time?

Whether you’ve been growing for years or you’re just starting out, learn to grow amazing cannabis from the experts at Oaksterdam University. Classes cover everything you need to know from seed to harvest. You’ll learn about pests and pathogens, nutrtients, mothers and cuttings, electrical safety, legal implications and so much more. Be prepared to take good notes because we are going to give you a ton of useful information. Register

Save $195 when you register for both!

Horticulture Semester


Comprehensive Horticulture Semester

14 week – Comprehensive Horticulture Semester (includes Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture)
Starts from 5/8/14 ends 8/7/14
Thursday 10:30am – 1:00pm

Oaksterdam University presents the most comprehensive indoor and outdoor horticultural training in the Cannabis Industry. Whether you have experience with cannabis, or are new to it, this semester offers specialized classes that will maximize your productivity!

Classes consist of slide presentations and lectures by industry leaders. There will be ample opportunities to participate in Q & A sessions. Classes include additional lab time with OU lab techs and instructors, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) opportunities that will help you develop your personal goals in both small and large scale settings. Register

Classic Semester


Most comprehensive cannabis education available anywhere!

14 Week Semester Starts 5/7/14  ends  8/6/14
Wednesdays from 10:30am – 1:00pm
Now with Delivery Business and Topical Applications!!

The Classic Semester is best suited for students who would like to be educated on all facets of the cannabis industry and prefer to meet regularly for 14 weeks as opposed to attending the Basic and Advanced two day seminars. If you are new to cannabis, the Classic Semester provides you with an overview into legal concerns, horticulture, ingestion methods, extractions, science, the cannabis industry, potential careers, business opportunities, best practices, and much more! Our comprehensive Classic Semester has increased from 13 weeks to 14 weeks and now includes Delivery Business and Topical Applications! Each week also includes a grow lab demonstration with accomplished horticulturists who can walk you week-by-week through growing your first garden or help you identify opportunities to improve your current system. Register

Quality Training for the Cannabis Industry

America’s first cannabis college was founded in the year 2007 to provide students with the highest quality training for the cannabis industry.  Since opening its doors, thousands of students have learned how to grow medicinal quality cannabis and have gained important skills needed for success in the cannabis industry.   OU’s faculty is comprised of the most knowledgeable and recognized names in the industry. With anywhere from 40 – 80 active professors and instructors, our legal professors not only teach you about the law, they helped write the law.
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