Fanshawe is launching a Cannabis Applied Science program that will
meet the needs of the emerging cannabis industry. Starting in the fall of 2020,
students will work in cutting-edge labs to analyze cannabis for quality,
safety and stability, and to contribute to the research and development of new cannabis
products. Photo credit: Agata Lesnik, Fanshawe College
London, Ontario, October 15, 2019 - Fanshawe is launching a Cannabis Applied Science
program that will allow graduates to apply their scientific knowledge and skills
to meet the needs of the emerging cannabis industry.
The one-year graduate certificate program begins in the fall of 2020 and prepares
students to analyze cannabis for quality, safety and stability, and to contribute
to the research and development of new cannabis products.
"Our science-based program will provide students with hands-on experience working
in cutting-edge labs learning about cannabis regulatory knowledge that
will meet industry requirements," says Lindsay Engel, associate dean for Fanshawe's
School of Applied Science.
About Fanshawe College
Fanshawe College is one of Ontario's largest colleges, serving students with a promise
to educate, engage, empower and excite. For more than 50 years, Fanshawe has been
helping people unlock their potential and achieve success. The College opens up
a world of possibilities by offering more than 200 degree, diploma, certificate
and apprenticeship programs to students from more than 100 countries each year.
In fall 2019, Fanshawe will celebrate its 200,000th alumni.
Currently, Fanshawe will launch eight programs next year including: Animation; Aircraft
Structural Repair (international only); Cannabis Applied Science; Commercial Flight
and Aviation Leadership; Professional Butchery Techniques; Sport and Event Marketing;
Technical Systems Analysis (international only); and 911 and Public Safety Communications.