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Assessment and Social Control of Legalized Cannabis (COGS)

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Flexible Learning and Course Delivery

Earn this certification on your own terms

This Certificate of Graduate Study (C.O.G.S.) in the Assessment and Control of Legalized Cannabis at Rowan University is a 100% online program. Whether you're working to further your education as quickly as possible or trying to fit learning into your busy schedule, we will help you meet your goals.

Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate of Graduate Study (C.O.G.S.) in the Assessment and Control of Legalized Cannabis program at Rowan University is designed to assist individuals seeking to be a part of the expanding cannabis industry. Students will gain an understanding of issues surrounding legal compliance, product growth, regulation, distribution and labor relations.

This C.O.G.S. will further provide students with an understanding of cannabis policies, program development, evaluation and implementation, as well as an in-depth assessment of the impact of transitioning to legalized cannabis on social institutions, communities and the larger society.

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The Certificate of Graduate Study (C.O.G.S.) in Assessment and Social Control of Legalized Cannabis is a full-time or part-time program offered in a online format at our Glassboro, NJ campus. It requires the completion of 9 graduate semester hours (3 courses).

  • 3 Courses / 9 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements URL: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 9 S.H.
CANN 03501 Cannabis Legislation, Regulations, and Policy Evaluation 3
CANN 03502 Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization in Work, Leisure, and Other Settings 3
CANN 03503 Cannabis Research, Programming, and Program Evaluation 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale)
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Rowan University hosts a series of on campus and virtual events throughout the year to help you get to know us. From general information sessions, to program specific meetings with advisors, to webinars on timely and thought-provoking topics, these gatherings provide an excellent opportunity to ask questions, network with academics and future students, and learn from some of the most innovative and informed faculty in higher education today.

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