EAST STROUDSBURG — East Stroudsburg University will start offering an online certificate in Medical Marijuana and Public Health this summer.


The program in the College of Health Sciences will include four courses: Bioethics, Public Health and Cannabis, Medical Cannabis: Impact and Effects, and Management of a Medical Marijuana Business. The 12-credit certificate, which is pending final approval by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, also includes an internship with local growers and distributors, such as Pocono Organics in Long Pond.


For more information about the certificate, contact Steve Shive, professor of health studies, at sshive@esu.edu.