Cannabis Business Administration and Management

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Cannabis Business Administration and Management will build on the Certificate of Completion (CCL) Cannabis Business Fundamentals for students interested in working with existing cannabis organizations. Upon completion of this certificate, prospective students may pursue careers in existing cannabis businesses.


Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Cannabis Business Administration and Management (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Fall 2023

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Cannabis Business Fundamentals is also available and fully embedded in this program. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Describe federal cannabis laws, policies, rules, and regulations. (CAN101, CAN115, CAN120)
  • Describe state cannabis laws, and policies, rules, and regulations. (CAN101, CAN115, CAN120)
  • Discuss the impact of culture and social equity in the cannabis industry. (CAN101, CAN105, CAN110, CAN115)
  • Discuss cannabis business planning. (CAN101, CAN105, CAN115, CAN125)
  • Describe cannabis industry careers. (CAN101, CAN115, CAN125)
  • Explain hiring and managing practices for a cannabis business. (CAN115, CAN125)
  • Describe consumer behavior and demands specific to the cannabis industry. (CAN101, CAN110, CAN115)
  • Explain sales practices within the industry. (CAN101, CAN115, CAN120, CAN125)
  • Describe the cannabis business supply chain stages. (CAN105, CAN115, CAN120, CAN125)
  • Discuss marketing planning for a cannabis business. (CAN101, CAN115)
  • Examine accounting, finance and funding planning as it applies in non-cannabis industries. (ACC109, ACC110, ACC111, ACC211)
  • Examine accounting, finance and funding planning as it applies in cannabis industries. (CAN105, CAN115)
  • Discuss general business and management principles in non-cannabis industries. (GBS151, MGT175, MGT251, MGT276)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CAN101Introduction to Cannabis Industry3
CAN110Social Equity and Current Issues in the Cannabis Industry1
CAN120Legal and Regulatory Environment in the Cannabis Industry3
CAN125Supply Chain Management in the Cannabis Industry2
CAN105Accounting, Finance and Funding in the Cannabis Industry2
CAN115Human Resources and Operations Management in the Cannabis Industry1
MGT175Business Organization and Management3
ACC109Accounting Concepts (3) OR
ACC110Understanding and Using Accounting Systems (3) OR
ACC111Accounting Principles I (3) OR
ACC211Financial Accounting (3)3
GBS151Introduction to Business (3) OR
MGT251Human Relations in Business (3) OR
MGT276Human Resources Management (3)3

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

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