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  • Accounting (M.Acc.)

    The accounting major provides students with the theories and procedures necessary to prepare them for the many facets of the accounting profession, such as public, industrial, managerial, tax and government accounting. Students gain the knowledge base and conceptual infrastructure needed to make valuable contributions as business professionals in a global economy.

  • Advanced Grant Writing (Course)

    Pushing your grant writing skills to the next level is an exercise in focusing on the details. This course shows you how to ask iterative questions of yourself, your team and your proposed program in order to sharpen and refine your grant proposal and push it to the top of the pack. By looking closely at how a logic model can shore up your proposal at each key stage, this course will demonstrate how to push your planning, evaluation, and budgeting from good to great.

  • aPHR Test Preparation (Exam Preparation)

    The aPHR® Exam Prep course covers the material found in the updated version of the aPHR® exam, available in 2022. The course's content is broken up into sections, which correspond to the exam topics. The course begins with a Diagnostic Test that reflects the questions appearing on the exam, and it provides learners with detailed feedback about their performances.

  • Addiction Treatment (Minor)

    The Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies provides training, technical assistance, evaluation, research and other services to support addiction prevention, treatment and recovery. Students can pursue undergraduate certificates and minors, as well as an advanced graduate certificate in addiction treatment services.

  • Basque Studies (Minor)

    The Center for Basque Studies is an international study center dedicated to research into and publishing on Basque topics. We provide basic Basque language instruction, give classes on many Basque topics, host international scholars and conferences, promote research, offer a Ph.D. and undergraduate minor, and publish a wide variety of books.

  • Behavior Analysis (M.S.)

    The master's program in behavior analysis is fully accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), and its curriculum is pre-approved by ABAI as meeting the course requirements for students pursuing their BCBA. The curriculum includes 37 total credits and can be completed in five 15-week semesters. This program includes research training, certification exam preparation, and practical training coordination.

  • Behavior Analysis - Satellite Program

    The Satellite Program in Behavior Analysis (SPBA) provides training through partnerships with human service agencies, universities, and other organizations worldwide. Courses can be delivered online or in a hybrid learning format. The master’s program is fully accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). Curriculum is pre-approved by ABAI as meeting the course requirements for students pursuing their BCBA in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom. The curriculum includes 37 total credits and can be completed in 2.5 years. This program includes research training, BCBA certification exam preparation, and practical training coordination.

  • Business Administration (EMBA)

    Today's business leaders face increasingly complex responsibilities, demanding extensive knowledge of all functional areas of business. Maintaining and enhancing managerial and leadership capital is key to success. The objective of the business administration degrees are to prepare students for managerial and executive positions.

  • Business Analytics (M.S.)

    The online master of science in business analytics provides skills in data interpretation and analysis. Graduates will be able to combine an understanding of business needs with data analysis in order to develop smart business decisions supported by empirical evidence. 

  • Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine (Certificate)

    Cannabis medicine is a rapidly growing sector of the healthcare industry, yet trusted and credible information is hard to come by. For healthcare professionals seeking a career in cannabis medicine, or looking to add cannabis expertise to their existing practice, this course offers expert, in-depth instruction on the medical properties of cannabis. Studying Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine will advance your knowledge and practice of cannabis for healthcare providers and enable you (or allied health professionals) to meaningfully engage in patient needs and support.

  • Cannabis Law and Policy (Certificate)

    Laws around cannabis are complex and ever-changing, making legal compliance a significant challenge for cannabis businesses. With a cross-disciplinary approach to key industry sectors, this certificate gives you the information and insights needed to participate in the world of cannabis regulation, compliance and public policy.

    Starting with Cannabis 101, the program will provide you with a comprehensive overview of federal and state cannabis regulation, and the historical events that led to the formation of these laws. You’ll explore industry legislation, common regulatory dilemmas, the process of securing state and local licenses, and more compliance-related content.

    With the option to specialize in agriculture, entrepreneurial, or healthcare law and policy, this program is designed to give students the range and depth of information needed to meaningfully engage with the legal landscape around cannabis.

  • The Business of Cannabis (Certificate)

    For anyone considering a career in cannabis or hemp, specialist knowledge is the key to unlocking the industry’s most exciting opportunities. The cannabis landscape is complex, ever-changing and unique. This certificate will provide you with a clear understanding of the cannabis industry, how it got there, and where it’s going.

    Studying the Business of Cannabis, you’ll develop critical business skills like risk analysis, scaling operations and regulatory compliance. View cannabis — and your future in the industry — with a well-informed and entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture (Certificate)

    Cannabis agriculture is a complex but rewarding process. One that takes insightful understanding to achieve successful results. This program provides both novice and experienced growers with the accurate information needed to effectively engage in cannabis production, management, and cultivation.

    In six months, you’ll learn how to care for cannabis plants, study cannabis botany and genetics, and explore plant growth techniques. As you gain experience, you’ll elect to specialize in the indoor or outdoor grow track with immersive and experiential learning opportunities to work hands-on with hemp or dioecious plants.

    In the past, cannabis horticulture has been stigmatized, with a lack of industry standards resulting in misinformation. Here, you’ll have access to accurate and informative learnings from expert growers, as you develop a portfolio of work and earn a credible cannabis qualification.

  • Computational Literacy (Certificate)

    Many people assume working with computers, robots, CNC machines and automation will never be an option for them. As a result, they miss significant opportunities. Our Computational Literacy for Modern Careers Certificate aims to change this. If you are willing to put in the effort, we will take you on a journey where you will learn how computers think, how they operate and how you can use them to solve problems. In addition to learning hard skills, you’ll develop important soft skills, including the ability to focus, pay attention to detail, communicate, solve problems, use logic and make correct decisions, persevere and adapt to changing conditions.

    If you have the capability to learn and the desire to grow, this training program is for you. Throughout the program, students use a virtual robot to solve various simple tasks. This allows students to learn essential skills such as how to identify repeating patterns and how to break complex problems into simpler ones. Upon completing the program, students will have acquired the mindset and skills needed to successfully deal with automation and intelligent machines.

  • Creative Writing (MFA)

    Our program was built entirely by writers, to guide authors organically through the exploration of their craft and thorough preparation for a sustainable life of creation and publication. No other program nurtures a writer from line and sentence to essay, story, poetry collection or novel like ours does.

    Over five distance-learning semesters punctuated by five week-long residencies, students will focus on their chosen genre (be it fiction, poetry or creative nonfiction) while exploring new territories of artistic expression.

  • Cybersecurity (M.S.)

    We offer cybersecurity education in an interdisciplinary environment that seeks to integrate technical expertise, business savvy and social context in developing holistic perspectives on cybersecurity challenges. Offered under the umbrella of the University's Cybersecurity Center, our cybersecurity degrees and programs equip graduates to provide industry-ready solutions to ever evolving cyber threats.

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals (Certificate)

    The Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate is designed to help business owners develop an understanding of the basic concepts and technologies associated with a sound information security program. With an emphasis on cybersecurity, participants will learn to protect their systems through games, videos, interactive exercises, quizzes, and other engaging content.

  • Data Analyst (Certificate)

    This self-paced online Data Analyst Career Certificate Program provides you a university career certificate and the knowledge, practical experience, competency and confidence to qualify for high-paying data analyst jobs. This program is suitable for you if you are seeking to enhance your career or looking for a new career in a high-demand occupation. You will learn how to do it all in data analytics: from cleaning data to presenting it in visual form, performing qualitative and quantitative analysis of data, interpreting data and making predictions.

  • Digital Marketing Essentials (Certificate)

    To be competitive, it is essential to be well-versed in digital best practices. In this online program, you will learn about and apply strategies that are imperative to navigating digital waters successfully. Grow a deeper understanding of your brand, communication goals, content development, digital advertising, email marketing, search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. Develop your digital marketing plan and the confidence to execute it.

  • Endorsement to Teach Advanced Computer Science (partially online)

    The State of Nevada will soon require every high school to offer at least one year-long course in the field of computer science, leading to an increased need for educators that are qualified to teach computer science. Along with two programming courses, the State requires a computer science concepts course and a computer science methods course to obtain the Endorsement to Teach Advanced Computer Science.  These online courses can be completed as part of the endorsement and/or as part of the Master of Secondary Education Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. 

  • Entrepreneurship (Certificate)

    This self-paced online certificate program introduces key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. What does it take to build and grow a business from scratch? What personal characteristics are shared by successful entrepreneurs? What types of resources are available to budding entrepreneurs, and where can you find them? Learners who complete this program will have the answers to these questions and others that are essential to the success of their businesses.

  • Education: Equity & Diversity in Education (M.S.)

    The equity and diversity in education program allows educators and those in related fields to enhance knowledge, skills and dispositions to work more effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Multiple dimensions of human diversity are addressed through in the program, with special attention to gender, race/ethnicity, national origin, language, social class and exceptionality.

  • Finance Essentials (Certificate)

    This self-paced online certificate program introduces non-financial managers to the essentials of finance. Learners will become conversant in critical financial terminology and learn how to calculate key financial management indicators. Learners also will acquire skills to assess their organization's financial health by reviewing balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow, and will discover how finance and accounting tools can be used to support informed decision making within organizations.

  • Gaming Management (Courses)

    Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno is offering select gaming management courses in a fully online format. Courses will provide hours toward the 90-hour Certificate in Gaming Management from the University of Nevada, Reno Gaming Management Program offered through Extended Studies. These courses are designed for entry-level managers and those aspiring to be in gaming management positions.

  • GMAT Test Preparation (Exam Preparation)

    The Live-Online GMAT Test Preparation course is ideal for those pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or other business-related advanced degrees. The GMAT Test measures quantitative, verbal, integrated reasoning, and analytical writing skills that are acquired through academic experience and are related to a business field of study.

  • Graphics Professional Design (Certificate)

    Interactive live-online graphics courses hands-on coaching and detailed feedback from industry experts.

    • Learn about image composition and photo retouching, and develop graphic design skills for working with type and layer styles.
    • Adjust and correct problem images with color correction tools, color channels and layer masks, and learn to retouch images efficiently and precisely.
    • Create quality artwork while learning and honing skills for working in Illustrator, the industry-leading drawing /vector program.
    • Develop proficiency in InDesign, the industry standard for creating multiple-page documents for print and digital delivery.
  • GRE Test Preparation (Exam Preparation)

    The Live-Online GRE® Test Preparation course is ideal for those seeking to begin advanced degrees in a wide range of fields. The GRE® General Test often is required for a variety of master’s degree and doctoral degree programs such as Master’s of Education (ME), Social Work (MSW), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Business and Public Administration programs. The GRE® General Test measures critical thinking, analytical writing, verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning skills that are acquired through academic experience and are not related to any specific field of study.

  • Education: Reading Curriculum & Instruction (M.Ed.)

    Literacy is essential to learning, multidimensional in nature and influenced by linguistic, psychological and sociocultural factors. We prepare and support teachers and researchers to better understand pressing literacy issues and to meet the literacy needs of every student. Students develop advanced knowledge in teaching reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary development.

  • Education: Special Education (M.Ed.)

    Three specialties within the master's degree in special education can be completed online: behavior analytic interventions in special education; generalist specialty and the specialty in intellectual disability.

  • Interdisciplinary Arts (MFA)

    The low-residency MFA program uses an interdisciplinary approach to art-making. We encourage participants to consider how we engage the material and social worlds of our respective environments—from personal, to political, to planetary.

    The program consists of two, intensive 10-day on-campus residencies during summer and winter sessions over the course of 2.5 years. During the fall and spring semesters, students work in their home studios and continue relationships with faculty mentors and fellow colleagues via email exchange, online seminars, blog contributions and other social media.

  • Introduction to Grant Writing (Course)

    Writing grants is often a critical part of gaining funding for any nonprofit organization's mission. Strategic grant writing aligns the needs of a nonprofit with funding sources, whether foundations, government agencies, corporations or individuals. This introductory-level course offers a guide to the basics of grant writing. The course explores the relationship between grant writing and an organization's strategy for fundraising. It also outlines the six stages of grant writing and highlights grant writing best practices.

  • Justice Management (MJM)

    This a special degree program offering a broad selection of courses including foundation courses in justice theory and process, essentials of justice management and courses specific to areas of concentration such as juvenile justice management, adult justice management and executive court and agency administration.

  • LEED Green Associate v4 (Exam Preparation)

    The LEED Green Associate Credential is ideal for those new to green building, as well as product manufacturers, students, real estate professionals and contractors. It is recommended students sitting for the exam have had exposure to LEED and green building concepts through education, volunteering, or work experience. This self-paced, online LEED® Green Associate Exam prep course introduces key concepts and terms to prepare learners to sit for the LEED® Green Associate v4 accreditation exam. Exercises, interactive games, quizzes and tests ensure learners have a clear grasp of critical details.

  • LSAT Test Preparation (Exam Preparation)
  • Nursing (RN to BSN, MSN, DNP)

    Nurses provide a range of health care services in a variety of settings, such as public health agencies and hospitals and work as clinicians, researchers, and health care policy advocates. The Orvis School of Nursing is a top option for training tomorrow's nurse professionals.

  • PHR Test Preparation (Exam Preparation)

    This completely online and self-paced, six-module Human Resources management course provides comprehensive preparation for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification exam. The course includes exam-taking tips, a detailed diagnostic test, practice questions at the end of each module and a full-length, 175-question practice exam. A total of 365 practice questions address the six knowledge areas covered in the PHR® exam.

  • Project Management (Certificate)

    This program provides a thorough introduction to project management best practices and industry-wide standards in an online format for those who prefer a flexible, interactive, online learning experience. The project management processes covered in this course are applicable to projects of any size in such diverse fields as finance, research and development, engineering, biotechnology, information technology and construction. Upon completion of this course, participants will have learned basic project management tools and concepts to plan and lead a project of medium complexity to a successful conclusion.

  • Purchasing Management (Certificate)

    The online Certificate in Purchasing Management provides intensive training for busy professionals working in or aspiring to management positions in purchasing or supply chain management, including procurement specialists and buyers. Combining an in-depth overview of the basics of purchasing, management, supply chain processes and budgeting with targeted courses in relevant topics, the online Certificate in Purchasing Management provides the tools to start building a more successful career today

  • Online Learning (Certificate)

    This self-paced online certificate program provides instruction on the major models, tools and techniques in creating and delivering online learning. Creating effective online learning courses and simulations can be challenging, but there are tools and techniques as well as best practices that can help design and create successful online learning content. Learners will gain knowledge on the fundamentals of general learning theory and how it can be applied, in practice, to online design and instruction. Learners are also provided a review of the technology employed in online learning, best practices for teaching online, strategies for integrating narrative learning into an educational curriculum and the basics of developing accessible online learning.

  • Public Health (MPH)

    Public health is a dynamic profession covering a broad spectrum of services. This program prepares graduates for employment in nearly any area of the public health industry. The comprehensive curriculum includes public health policy, finance and budget, health informatics, epidemiology and biostatistics.

  • Public Health Data Management and Analysis (Graduate Certificate)

    We’ve carefully designed this certificate to lay an interdisciplinary foundation for individuals crunching the numbers that drive critical health initiatives for at-risk populations. Your coursework will cover essential concepts in GIS and spatial analysis, biostatistics and epidemiological surveillance. As a result, you’ll emerge with the enhanced quantitative expertise required to collect, manage and evaluate a wide range of public health data.

  • Public Health Program Development (Graduate Certificate)

    Through four multidisciplinary courses, you’ll explore issues in health equity, cultural competence, emergency preparedness, health administration and policymaking. Whether your goal is to pivot into a different area of your existing organization or advance in your current field, we can prepare you to make a widespread impact on at-risk populations and the public.

  • Python Developer (Certificate)

    This self-paced online Python Developer Career Certificate Program provides you the knowledge, practical experience, competency and confidence to qualify for high-paying Python programmer jobs. The program is suitable for anyone seeking to enhance their career or looking for a new career in a high-demand occupation. This online program utilizes active, self-paced, Learn-By-Doing training. This innovative approach provides bite-sized lessons, requiring you to show that you have mastered each concept by completing exercises before moving on to the next module. This competency-based approach builds your knowledge as well as your practical experience, both of which are needed to qualify for most Python developer job openings.

  • Renewable Energy (Graduate Certificate)

    We offer two programs in renewable energy, open to students in all fields, that are designed to complement their chosen field of study by exposing them to crucial technical, economic and social issues relevant to renewable energy. These interdisciplinary programs help students apply knowledge gained in their majors to alternative and renewable energy.

  • Social Work (MSW)

    Social work is a popular major among students who want to help others. Countless people today depend on aid and advice from social workers. The emotional rewards that come with helping clients can also be significant and keep social workers engaged in their field. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree options, including a robust field experience training platform as well.

  • SPHR Test Preparation (Exam Preparation)

    This completely online and self-paced, five-module Human Resources management course provides comprehensive preparation for the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) certification exam. The course includes exam-taking tips, a detailed diagnostic test, practice questions at the end of each module, and a full-length, 175-question practice exam. A total of 350 practice questions address the five knowledge areas covered in the SPHR® exam.

  • Sports Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Graduate Certificate in Sports Management in the College of Business is designed for early- and mid-career sports industry professionals to hone their skills while gaining in-depth knowledge about the business of sport from industry leaders and College of Business faculty. The program is offered online, and includes a one-credit, two-day seminar in Lake Tahoe.

  • Sustainable Management (Certificate)

    This self-paced online certificate program covers key topics in sustainable business management. Sustainability refers to the ecosystems and their resources in a manner that satisfies current needs without compromising the needs or options of future generations. A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment and improves the lives of the people within whom it interacts. Learners who complete this program will understand the reasons for sustainability’s increase in popularity, the connection between the environment and sustainability, the business case for embracing sustainable management within an organization, the role government regulation plays in sustainability efforts, some criticisms of corporate sustainability, how to apply sustainable management principles in the workplace, how to apply the triple bottom line (TBL) concept and its three pillars of "People, Planet and Profits" in organizations and how to recognize and implement best practices for measuring sustainable management efforts.

  • XR Development with Unity (Certificate)

    Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Extended Reality (XR) development is a high-growth career track. Through a proven, project-based curriculum, you will learn online in 10 weeks the in-demand skills needed to build immersive technologies. University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies has collaborated with Circuit Stream to offer the best course to build and advance your career.

  • Interaction Design & Prototyping for XR (Certificate)

    Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Extended Reality (XR) development is a high-growth career track. Through a proven, project-based curriculum, you will learn online in 10 weeks the in-demand skills needed to build immersive technologies. University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies has collaborated with Circuit Stream to offer the best course to build and advance your career.

  • Unity Developer Bootcamp (Certificate)

    Showcase your job-ready Unity skills by earning an industry-recognized credential and start on a path to a career in real-time 3D development. Circuit Stream and Unity partnered to co-create the Unity Certified Associate: Programmer certification. Students will receive a voucher to take the Associate Programmer Certification after completing the Bootcamp program.