Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University



BS in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology, forensic science, or toxicology or with program director’s permission, evidence of relevant background in physiology, chemistry, botany, agricultural science, or biochemistry

Must have at least 2 semesters of General Chemistry and must have at least 2 semesters of Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry

How to Apply

Create a new account to apply to the Certificate in Cannabinoid in Chemistry and Toxicology using the Jefferson Online Application. Selected candidates will be interviewed.

Application fee: $50.00. This fee is non-refundable.

Official Transcript

Submit an official transcript from the last institution you have attended and send to the following address:

TJAPP Transcript Verification Center
P.O. Box 9130
Watertown, MA 02471


A Resume/CV can be uploaded to the Program Materials section of the application under Documents.

Personal Statement

Please describe your current and aspirational involvement with cannabionoid science or business. What skills and knowledge are you most interested in gaining from this program?

Technical Standards

  • Ability to observe and participate in online class exchanges, demonstrations, and other learning venues in interdisciplinary didactic settings.
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize, solve problems and reach interpretive judgments.
  • Sufficient use of the senses of vision, hearing, somatic sensation and motor movement necessary to learn and perform applicable data management in the online setting.
  • Ability to communicate electronically, in writing and verbally with faculty, other students and professional colleagues with accuracy, clarity, efficiency, and timeliness.

The technical standards of the Department to allow for the use of an assistive device (or devices), program time extensions or other forms of support necessary to accomplish the requirements of the program. Such accommodation must be requested in a timely manner and must be documented, reasonable, appropriate and available to the Department and/or the student.