What are the starting dates for CERTIFI by Mercy College’s cannabis certificate programs?

All programs will commence on the following dates:

– List of Intend Start Dates –


We recommend registering prior to the start date of the course. However, participants may register until Friday morning, after the start date. To register past that date, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your request. 

Are the CERTIFI by Mercy College cannabis certificate programs designed for participants to work at their own pace?

Yes, but with some structure. New course material is made available weekly for the duration of each program. Participant study is primarily asynchronous (i.e. you may study at a time suitable for yourself). Participants are required to pass online tests to progress through the program. You may “catch up” at your own speed, however you cannot progress through the course faster than the weekly release of new content.

How long does the program take to complete?

Each certificate consists of three eight-week courses. The certificate takes approximately six months in total to complete.

What type of qualification is associated with CERTIFI by Mercy College cannabis certificate programs?

Participants who successfully complete each program will receive a certificate of completion from CERTIFi by Mercy College.

Are scholarships or financial aid available for CERTIFI by Mercy College cannabis certificate programs?

The CERTIFi by Mercy College cannabis certificates are non-credit, so they are not eligible for federal aid.

While federal financial aid is not available for these programs, we strive to offer flexible payment options for all students. Upon registration, you’ll receive these options:

  • Pay in full: Pay the full amount of the cannabis program when you register.
  • Installment Option: Break out your payments into six installments throughout the six-months it takes to complete. The first installment is due upon registration.


CERTIFi by Mercy College has collaborated with cannabis education platform Green Flower to produce credible cannabis certificates. Green Flower’s content curriculum features trusted information and perspectives from industry-leading cannabis professionals, delivered in a format designed using best-in-class learning practices.

How much time should I expect to devote to the program?

Participants should expect to dedicate 6-8 hours per week to adequately interact and complete coursework in the certificate programs.