Seeing our Colorado neighbors cashing in on legalized marijuana may tempt you to chase a big paycheck. CNBC says The University of Northern Michigan is offering a major that could have you earning $70,000 right out of school.

While the University of Denver, Harvard, Vanderbilt, and Ohio State offer policy and law degrees, NMU mixes chemistry, biology, botany, horticulture, marketing and finance in a four-year program. This is no easy degree.

“Many states are legalizing different substances and they’re really looking for quality people to do the chemistry and the science.”

-NMU trustee James Haveman.

With more and more states legalizing cannabis, this may be a field to consider.

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