Higher Education

Higher education institutions abound in the Las Vegas area, including two-year, four-year and business training schools to assist every type of student.

Community residents understand the necessity of pursuing a degree or certificate in order to compete and excel in the workplace. As employment opportunities increase in the Las Vegas area that require more education and training, pursuing advanced learning has become a necessity. In fact, Nevada’s top five demand occupations, including elementary school teachers, general and operation managers, accountants and auditors, secondary school teachers and financial managers, all require a bachelor degree or higher.

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Colleges and Universities »

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 3,300 faculty and staff. Founded in 1957, UNLV offers more than 220 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs, including internationally recognized hotel...

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Technical Schools »

If you’re interested in a more technical education and getting into the workforce more quickly, then you’ll want to check the options in the Las Vegas area. The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) and Nevada State College – Henderson both offer comprehensive and fully certified...

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Graduate and Professional Programs »

Schools of Medicine, Law, and Dentistry are available in the Las Vegas region. As you’re planning your move to the area, it would be a good idea to find out more information on the schools listed within this section.

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