Business

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Communications Classes

Communication classes can help you better navigate tricky situations and improve your communication skills so you can be sure your message is not only heard, but also understood.
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Community Association Management Precertification

Acquire knowledge and skills required to manage common-interest communities in Nevada. 

  • Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
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Executive Certificate in Business Administration

Study the most important concepts, tools, and techniques taught in today’s business schools so you can objectively assess staffing, business processes, economic trends, and financial opportunity.

  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • In Person, Online
    Mode
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Human Resource Management Certificate Programs/aPHR Certification Preparation

Stay up to date with emerging trends and regulations in human resources. Classes help you navigate strategic management, employee relations and development, ethics, and employment law.

  • Continuous
    Offered
  • In Person, Online
    Mode
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Human Resource PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation

Earning the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation gives you additional credibility, upgrades your knowledge and skills, and makes you more valuable as an employee.
  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
Integrated Marketing Communications

Integrated Marketing Communications Certificate Program

Provide a seamless customer experience by unifying public relations, social media, and advertising into a consistent branding effort that remains constant across all media channels.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt Certificate Programs

Solve problems, facilitate teams, and improve work processes using the proven strategies of Lean Six Sigma. Learn leading organizational management approaches to eliminating wasted overhead, expenses, inventory, time, and talent.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
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Marketing

You can influence sales and positively impact your company’s bottom line once you understand both time-tested and emerging approaches to marketing.

Leadership & Management

Management Certificate Program

Management Certificate Program

Develop skills in five key management competency areas: conflict management, communications, people/team management, project management, and managing diversity in the workplace.

  • Continuous
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership Certificate Program

Take an active role in steering the future of your organization by learning to motivate employees, influence decision making, and create a big-picture vision.

  • Continuous
    Offered
  • In Person, Online
    Mode

Technology & Computers

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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office training is geared toward individuals who want to learn the essential skills of the software for business or personal use.
Print & Graphic Design Certificate Program

Print & Graphic Design Certificate Program

Master creative and technical skills using Adobe Creative Suite, the graphic design industry’s leading design software. Build a strong foundation with core requirements, then customize your training with electives to suit your career aspirations.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person, Online
    Mode
Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certificate Program

Build strong technical understanding of commercial UAS operation through classroom and online instruction, plus gain experience through flight labs. Prepare for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate exam.

  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • Hybrid
    Mode
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Video Production

Capture quality content and then edit video footage using Adobe Premiere Pro, the go-to video production software for professional videographers.
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Web Design Classes

An eye-catching website where essential information is at your fingertips is a major asset for any business.
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Web Development Coding Certificate Program

From React.js to Ruby on Rails, master a challenging curriculum of the most sought-after coding skills in the tech industry. This program teaches you how to learn, think, and problem solve like a software engineer so you can adapt to emerging technologies.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode

Legal

Cooperative Parenting

Cooperative Parenting

Put your child's best interests first as you find common ground with your co-parent following a divorce or separation.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
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Legal Classes

Participate in a variety of legal courses to strengthen your knowledge. We offer courses specific to certain areas of the law and practical skills courses to advance your skillset.

Mediation Certificate Program

Mediation Certificate Program

Learn the facilitative mediation process, develop active listening skills, and practice effective questioning techniques. Classroom training and an in-depth practicum will prepare you to become an effective, neutral third party in a conflict.

  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
Paralegal

Paralegal Certificate Program

Master the research, investigation, writing, and documentation skills to work alongside lawyers in any setting where legal work is performed.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
Protective Services Professional Certificate Program

Protective Services Professional Certificate Program

Protect high net worth individuals, public figures, and government officials through comprehensive, realistic protective services and personal security training.

  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode

Healthcare & Wellness Professionals

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant

Channel your compassion into a medical career addressing basic care of patients including dressing, bathing, and feeding.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
Mat Pilates & Injury Prevention

Mat Pilates & Injury Prevention Certificate Program

Gain a practical understanding of human anatomy and dance kinesiology useful in preventing injuries. Training consists of both technique and theory classes.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • Hybrid
    Mode
Medical Assistant Certificate Program

Medical Assistant Certificate Program

Enter the medical field experienced in the latest technologies and skills. Get hands-on training in both patient care and office administration.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • Hybrid
    Mode
NASM Personal Fitness Trainer

NASM & AFAA Certification Preparation Programs

Prepare for a career as a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) or an AFAA Group Fitness Instructor.
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • Hybrid
    Mode
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Social Work CEU Series

Training led by UNLV School of Social Work faculty as well as experienced Southern Nevada clinicians will expand your understanding of topics commonly faced by social workers in their practices.

Language Skills for Professionals

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Accent Reduction

Our accent reduction and speaking program helps you speak English with clarity and precision. Each course is tailored to a specific aspect of accent reduction—vowel sounds, consonant sounds, intonation, and speaking skills.
English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language (ESL)

A strong command of English can help you thrive in business, academics, and everyday life. All courses cover the core ESL competencies of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Legal Interpretation

Legal Interpretation: Spanish Certificate Program

Ensure language barriers do not morph into legal barriers for people whose primary language is not English. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Fall
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
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Medical Interpretation: Spanish Certificate Program

Bridge the gap between physicians and non-English speaking patients. Medical interpreters provide a vital service for the health care community, ensuring essential information is communicated accurately. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
Spanish for Health Care Professionals

Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

Quickly develop your ability to speak and understand Spanish in a healthcare setting. This series presents common medical vocabulary, beginning grammar structures, pronunciation, communication strategies, and cross-cultural issues.

  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode

Nonprofit

Grant Academy

Grant Academy Certificate Program

Identify relevant grant opportunities, write strong proposals, track program outcomes, manage reports, and utilize data sources to make a convincing case for support.

  • Fall, Spring
    Offered
  • In Person, Online
    Mode
Nonprofit fundraising

Nonprofit Fundraising Certificate Program

Delve into all aspects of a thriving, sustainable fundraising enterprise. Curriculum covers ethics, best practice processes and procedures, data collection and management, and donor relations.
  • Continuous
    Offered
  • In Person, Online
    Mode
Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Management Certificate Program

Examine key aspects of nonprofit work including fundraising, programs, ethics, legal compliance, volunteer management, marketing, and board responsibilities.
  • Continuous
    Offered
  • In Person, Online
    Mode

Academic Preparation

Child Reading

Institute of Reading Development

This can be the summer that your child's reading skills blossom! Your child will learn to read with improved comprehension, speed, and enthusiasm using materials chosen to inspire curiosity and imagination.

If you want your child to read with improved comprehension, speed, and enthusiasm you are in the right place.

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Test Preparation

Learn proven test taking strategies and study essential content so you can take undergraduate or graduate school entrance exams with confidence.

Life & Leisure

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Acting & Comedy

Whether you are acting in front of a microphone, a camera, or a live audience, specialized training can help your inner star shine.
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Cannabis Classes

There is an increasingly competitive job market for potential cannabis industry employees. Certified training can help distinguish you as a candidate.
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Dance

UNLV's Department of Dance offers a broad spectrum of its non-major classes to community members through Continuing Education.
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Drawing & Painting

There is great satisfaction in seeing an internal creative vision become a reality. In our wide variety of two-dimensional art classes, you can explore techniques for watercolor, drawing, acrylics, oils, mixed media, and more.
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Fashion Design Certificate Program

Explore the creative, technical, and business elements of the fashion industry through hands-on activities, demonstrations, special events, classes, and field trips.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
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Financial Planning

A stronger understanding of financial markets and investment strategies can help you evaluate your current financial situation and plan for your financial future.
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Foreign Languages

Learn how to communicate cross-continentally and cross-culturally in our language classes for beginners and more advanced speakers.
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Music

It's never too late to learn an instrument, follow your passion for singing, or re-engage in music!
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Photography

Photography offerings range from an introductory digital photography series to classes focused on a specific genre of photography.
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Sculpting & Woodworking

Woodworking classes are a hands-on way to gain experience with common and specialty tools. Learn how to work with wood safely and successfully as you complete practical projects you will be proud to use and show off.
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Sommelier Academy Certificate Program

Immerse yourself in the complexities and nuances of wine production, service, and taste. Learn to manage wine inventory, advise on food and wine pairings, assist patrons in wine selection, and educate service staff.

  • Fall, Spring, Summer
    Offered
  • In Person
    Mode
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Sports

Physical activity can reduce your stress, increase your strength and energy, and improve your mental focus. Our sports offerings focus on lifelong activities you can do at any age. 
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Wellness

In today's harried world, it's essential to find ways to de-stress, set boundaries, and take care of your emotional health. Become more mindful, conscious, and emotionally centered through our wide range of wellness classes. Recent offerings have included meditation, self care, and stress reduction.