As of 2019, the legal cannabis industry has been responsible for creating an impressive 211,000 jobs in the United States. With Leafly reporting that the cannabis workforce increased 21 percent in 2017 alone, gaining another 44 percent in 2018, at least another 20 percent growth in jobs is expected by the end of 2019. That would represent a 110 percent growth in cannabis jobs in just three years.
Consequently, universities across the country are acknowledging the importance of tapping into the world of cannabis in a bid to prepare students for this developing and career-promising industry.
Here is a list of the universities currently offering classes in cannabis: