Tuition and Funding
Funding/Scholarships: Neither federal nor institutional financial aid is available for non-credit professional programs.
Department of Labor Grants: For individuals outside of Vermont, consult your State Department of Labor to determine if there are training grants available to support non-credit certificates aimed at career change.
For Vermont Residents: Vermont’s Department of Labor has approved this program for grants to cover a portion of the program fees. The Vermont Legislature designates a certain amount of grant money every year for Vermont residents who want to pursue education or training beyond high school. These grants are administered through VSAC.
Discounts: UVM Affiliates: 20% discount. UVM affiliates defined as UVM students, UVM alumni, UVM current and retired faculty and staff and their spouses and dependents; UVM Medical Center employees, their spouses and dependents; Alumni of the Cannabis Plant Biology Professional Certificate.
Can I enroll in this Certificate if I am an out-of-state or international student? Does the tuition rate differ if I am an out-of-state or international student?
Yes! Anyone may enroll in the program. The tuition rate is set at $2250 for all students and does not differ based on a student’s residency.
Students may register by paying the full $2,250 program fee online via credit card or by calling us at 802-656-8407 to make a partial payment of $500. Should you make a partial payment, the remaining $1,750 must be paid in full no later than two weeks prior to the start of this offering. If payment is not received by then, you will automatically be dropped from the course the following business day. Refunds will be issued less a $25.00 cancellation fee.
Are payment plans available?
Payment plans are not currently available for this program. Tuition must be paid in full two weeks prior to beginning the program.
If you need to cancel your attendance, you must notify us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (802) 656-2085 at least three business days prior to the start date of the course to receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. If a medical condition necessitates cancellation/withdrawal (documentation provided), this will be reviewed by our Studies Committee for any type of refund.