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Cannabis Testing Methods
  • Course ID: CANN 335
  • Subject: Cannabis Studies

Earn Your Drug Testing Certification Online Today

This course is for students who are looking for their drug testing certification. Students will cover all analytical and microbial testing methods of cannabis that are required by federal and state regulation laws. Chemistry testing methods include High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) for potency testing, Gas Chromatography (GC) for terpene profiling, and various instrumentations for pesticides and heavy metals analysis. Microbiology testing includes polymerase chain reactions (PCR_ for e,coli and Salmonella and total yeast and mold determination. Instrumentation for structural characterization of cannabinoids will also be covered and include nuclear magnetic resonance Spectroscopy (NMR), Infrared Spectroscopy (IR), and Mass Spectrometry (MS), Federal and State regulations for testing will also be covered. After completion of this course, students will have an understanding of current state and federal testing regulations for cannabis and a comprehensive knowledge of the testing methods for all required contaminants including a deep understanding of the instrumentation involved and interpretation of results for both passing and failing conditions. This course is designed to educate individuals who are working to earn their drug testing certification

Note: For successful completion of this course, it is recommended that students are familiar with Organic Chemistry I or its equivalent.



Our Cannabis Testing course is a great addition to degree programs that are already underway. Students may also take this course to complete a different degree program not affiliated with Doane University. Doane's Open Learning Courses are not a part of any degree program at Doane University. If you are interested in starting a degree program at Doane, please visit our website at www.doane.edu.

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Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.

You'll be able to view course materials at the start of term.

Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.

Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.

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