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Assessment and Social Control of Legalized Cannabis (COGS)

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Program Information

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The graduate COGS in the Assessment and Control of Legalized Cannabis is designed to assist individuals seeking to be a part of the legal cannabis industry’s growth at any point in the legislative or supply chain. An understanding of issues surrounding legal compliance, product growth, regulation, distribution and labor relations will comprise the coursework of this certificate. This COGS is designed to give a graduate the policy knowledge, the program evaluation/implementation background, the skills to develop and evaluate, and provide them with an in-depth look at the legalization of cannabis and the problems society and social institutions face when we encounter legalization.

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The Certificate of Graduate Study in Assessment and Social Control of Legalized Cannabis is a full-time or part-time program offered in a hybrid 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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