Educational Resources

Learn more about cannabis business classes and other aid available in the Bay Area.

Want to learn more about cannabis?

City College Cannabis Studies, Associate Arts Degree

Cost: Free if you live in SF

The Cannabis Studies Major focuses on:

  • Cannabis and its cultural, institutional, and social background
  • How cannabis and its users have been viewed

Contact City College for more information about this degree, including costs.

City Extension Cannabis Program

Cost: Depends on the workshop

Workshops offered in the past have included:

  • Cannabis 101
  • Introduction to Cannabis Financing and Taxation

These professional development programs are frequently updated and new programs are added.

Find out more about the programs and their cost.

Oaksterdam University

Cost: $150 and up

Oaksterdam University offers in-person and online classes. Previous classes include:

  • Business of Cannabis
  • Horticulture

Contact the University for more information on courses and costs.


These classes are not associated with the San Francisco Office of Cannabis. Information is provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. The City & County of San Francisco (CCSF) does not vouch for the accuracy of any information contained in the linked materials, and does not endorse any opinion or advice they contain. CCSF disclaims responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or quality of linked materials and websites. Please contact the external site for content questions.

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