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Baker College Launches Cannabis Certificate Programs

They're focused on advanced dispensary associate skills training, cannabis manufacturing, and cultivation.

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Baker College/Green Flower

Baker College continues to expand its academic offerings for individuals interested in future-focused industries with the addition of three cannabis certificates designed to provide job skills training for those interested in a cannabis career. 

Baker has partnered with Green Flower to offer these in-demand programs, which will cover: advanced dispensary associate skills training, cannabis manufacturing, and cultivation.

“Baker College is committed to providing avenues for success and advancement in various industries across Michigan. We are beginning to offer non-credit-bearing programs for Continuing Education, workforce development, and lifelong learning opportunities. With the addition of these cannabis certificates, we aim to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in this sector. Our partnership with Green Flower ensures students receive top-quality education and training to excel in this fast-growing industry,” said Dr. Jacqui Spicer, President and CEO.

Each certificate program takes nine weeks to complete and is offered fully online. Registration is open now, with a $150 discount on classes using the code BAKERFIRST. The discount offer ends June 17th. Upon certificate completion, graduates will have access to Green Flower’s employer network. 

"Green Flower is proud to partner with Baker College to offer our three cannabis industry training programs. This collaboration highlights Baker College's commitment to innovation and providing accessible education. As the cannabis sector booms in Michigan, these programs meet the demand for skilled professionals in retail, extraction, cultivation, and product development," said Daniel Kalef, Green Flower Chief Growth Officer. “By equipping students with expertise in material handling, quality control, patient care, and more, we're ensuring the industry's sustainable growth. Together, we're shaping a well-trained workforce for the future of cannabis in Michigan and beyond.”

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