Certifications

The Accredited CBD Specialist (ACBDS) credential makes you a recognized expert of CBD health and wellness. CBD Specialists are practitioners with the knowledge to design custom programs for patients. Earning this certification demonstrates advanced skill and professional distinction.

  • 4-hour Course
  • 6 Session credits (2 sessions)
  • Proctored Exam: 50 multiple choice questions
  • 12 CEUs per year for renewal
Technical Requirements
Renewal courses must be designated by the CBD Industry Association. Certification prospects have two opportunities to pass their exam, after which they must retake the required course. Session units requirements must be fulfilled at CBD Expo Conferences.

CBD health evolves fast. The Certified CBD Counselor (CCBDC) credential shows that you have the skills to work with clients today — and entertain the research of tomorrow. You’ll gain the confidence to tailor CBD into basic health and wellness programs.

  • 8 hour course
  • 12 session credits (4 sessions)
  • Proctored Exam: 100 multiple choice questions
  • 12 CEUs per year for renewal
Technical Requirements
Renewal courses must be designated by the CBD Industry Association. Certification prospects have two opportunities to pass their exam, after which they must retake the required course. Session units requirements must be fulfilled at CBD Expo Conferences.

The Certified CBD Business Consultant (CCBDBC) credential empowers you to guide CBD companies to success. You gain the ability to problem solve, develop plans, and bridge networks. Owners and entrepreneurs recognize that you bring superior strategy to the CBD space. This certification is the industry’s gold standard for business consultants.

  • 6-hour Course
  • 9 session credits (3 sessions)
  • Proctored Exam: 75 multiple choice questions
  • 12 CEUs per year for renewal
Technical Requirements
Renewal courses must be designated by the CBD Industry Association. Certification prospects have two opportunities to pass their exam, after which they must retake the required course. Session units requirements must be fulfilled at CBD Expo Conferences.

The Minor Phytocannabinoid Specialist (MPS) credential makes you a recognized expert of Phytocannabinoids. Phytocannabinoid Specialists are formulators, practitioners, researchers and professionals with the knowledge to design and implement custom programs for patients, custom formulations or other applications of Phytocannabinoids. Earning this certification demonstrates advanced skill and professional distinction.

  • 3.5 hour Course
  • 12 prerequisite EUs (2 sessions)
  • Proctored Exam: 50 multiple choice questions
  • 12 CEUs per year for renewal

Technical Requirements: Renewal courses must be designated by the CBD Industry Association. Certification prospects have two opportunities to pass their exams, after which they must retake the required course. Session unit requirements must be fulfilled at CBD Expo Conferences.

The Accredited Terpene Specialist (ATS) credential makes you a recognized expert of terpenes and their health benefits and applications. Terpene Specialists are often practitioners, formulators, and other professionals with the knowledge to better implement terpenes into their work. Earning this certification demonstrates advanced skill and professional distinction.

  • 2 hour Course
  • 12 prerequisite EUs (2 Sesssions)
  • Proctored Exam: 50 multiple choice questions
  • 12 CEUs per year for renewal

Technical Requirements

Renewal courses must be designated by the CBD Industry Association. Certification prospects have two opportunities to pass their exam, after which they must retake the required course. Session units requirements must be fulfilled at CBD Expo Conferences.