Designed for engineers, business staff and managers, government regulators and others impacted by new policies and practices relating to renewable energy, this online certificate allows working professionals to study current issues in this diverse field. Courses are multidisciplinary, offered from several engineering disciplines as well as the Colleges of Science, Business and Liberal Arts at the University. Instructors are experts in their respective fields at Nevada and other research institutions. It’s your time — make the most of it. Find out more about the Online Renewable Energy Certificate program.
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. To lead organizational change and meet today’s challenges, industry leaders must acquire new skills, broaden their management perspective and sharpen their analytical abilities. Introducing the online Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the College of Business at the University of Nevada Reno. It’s your time — make the most of it. Find out more about the EMBA program.
Master of Science (M.S.) in Equity and Diversity in Education
The master’s program in Equity and Diversity in Education (EDE) offers advanced study on use of inclusive methods to serve diverse learners in the classroom and beyond. This program allows educators and those in related fields to enhance their knowledge, skills and dispositions to work more effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Multiple types of human differences are addressed through the program’s course work, with special attention to gender, race/ethnicity, national origin, language, social class and exceptionality.
Program course work, which consists of 32 credits, is intended for practicing educators and others who work with diverse learners, especially in education/training-oriented positions. Please note that a teaching license is neither required to enter this program nor granted by earning the master's degree in EDE.
Approximately two to three online courses that support the program are offered each fall, spring and summer. Detailed information and application instructions can be found in the Online Master’s in Equity and Diversity in Education Program Manual (PDF). Note that a hybrid option for this program is also available in which some courses may be taken online and some are offered as on-site, campus-based courses.
For questions about the program, please contact Lynda Wiest, Ph.D., College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno: firstname.lastname@example.org or (775) 682-7868, or visit the College of Education website. For questions about online course enrollment, contact Online and Independent Learning at the University of Nevada, Reno: email@example.com, (775) 784-4652 or 1-800-233-8928.
Master of Education in Literacy Studies — Multiple Literacies: Critical Perspectives in Education
As a result of changes in social, cultural, economic and technological practices and advances, literacy encompasses more than ways of reading and writing. The online master’s program provides educators with critical pedagogical and theoretical foundations related to the many literacies used in modern society and schools. Relationships among literacies (e.g. civic literacy) and empowerment in a multicultural and pluralistic world are highlighted.
The program is intended for practicing educators and can be completed in 32 to 40 credits with a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the program. Successful completion of the program also qualifies practicing teachers (of three or more years) for a Reading Specialist Endorsement in the state of Nevada. Detailed information and application instructions can be found in the Online Master’s in Literacy Studies Program Manual (PDF).
For questions about courses or academic content for the M.Ed. in Literacy Studies, please contact Diane Barone, Ph.D., College of Education: firstname.lastname@example.org or (775) 682-7870, or visit the College of Education website. For questions about online course enrollment, contact Online and Independent Learning: email@example.com, (775) 784-4652 or 1-800-233-8928.
Our online independent learning courses allow students majoring in another field at the University of Nevada, Reno to complete a minor in Addiction Treatment Services primarily online.
Offered in conjunction with the University’s Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT), this program introduces students to the field of addiction services via the overview course CAS 154. Once they have completed CAS 154, students may apply for the Addiction Treatment Services minor.
The minor in Addiction Treatment Services is especially suited to students majoring in psychology, social work, criminal justice and nursing.
An undergraduate treatment services certificate is also available online for students who already have a bachelor’s degree or those seeking career enhancement without a degree.
Formal acceptance into the minor or certificate program is required for enrollment in 300- and 400-level courses. For applications and more information, contact the CASAT office, (775) 784-6265 or 1-888-734-7476.
The following courses will be available online through Online and Independent Learning:
Addiction Treatment Services Minor — 18 credits
CAS 154 Problems of Substance Abuse and Addiction — 3 credits
CAS 254 Signs and Symptoms of Addiction — 3 credits
CAS 255 Substance Abuse Prevention — 3 credits
CAS 354 Screening and Client Engagement — 3 credits
CAS 355 Individual and Group Addiction Treatment — 3 credits
CAS 454 Assessment and Case Management — 3 credits
Please note: Courses must be taken in the following order (CAS 354-454)
The doctor of nursing practice degree is designed to be a terminal practice degree for clinically practicing nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and nursing leaders in health care organizations. Find out more about the University of Nevada Doctor of Nursing Practice collaborative program at the University's Orvis School of Nursing website.