Welcome to the Science of Cannabis Institute!

The Best Solution
To Learn The Cannabis Industry
We created the Science of Cannabis Institute to prepare professionals for the rapidly growing legal cannabis workplace.
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Real Experts
Dr. James Lathrop
SCI Medical Director and Founder of Seattle's First Cannabis Store

We welcome you to be pioneers with us in the legal cannabis market.

We’re pioneers in cannabis career education, and we invite you to join us to take your life and career to a higher level. The need for qualified professionals in all areas of this booming industry is unprecedented – to research, educate, innovate, and capitalize. Through SCI, you’ll receive the knowledge, skills, tools and contacts you need to start or advance a rewarding career in cannabis. Come grow with us!

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We’re here to deliver the kind of education you need. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about our upcoming programs, the development of our curriculum, and we’re always looking for input about the educational opportunities we can help provide.

Our Instructors are Experts

Our instructors are highly qualified educators and scientists possessing advanced degrees in their respective fields. We are developing a detailed and comprehensive set of courses that can help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to work in the cannabis industry.

Learn Online or In Person

We’re currently offering our Cannabis Handler Certification Course in person at the University of Washington and Portland State University. We’ll soon be offering online courses, and expanding our offerings to include career paths to help you specialize in business, production, or processing, as well as the retail sector.