ABOUT THE PROGRAM
DJs are the backbone of Las Vegas nightlife and entertainment. Job opportunities are available at world class resorts, nightclubs, dayclubs, pools, weddings, private parties, and corporate events. Many people in Las Vegas, and around the world, choose to follow a career in DJing. Learn how to produce music and perform at live events while following industry best practices. DJ Like a Pro is a fun and exciting professional DJ course like no other. Anyone can join from beginners to advanced students. By completing the DJ Like a Pro Certificate Program, you’re on your way to starting a professional career as a DJ and live performer. You will receive hands-on training and an understanding of DJ gear and software. Our professional and friendly instructors have many years of DJing experience in Las Vegas and beyond. We take pride in teaching and guiding students every step of the way.
The DJ Like a Pro Certificate Program and Aspire to DJ for Beginners courses are offered in collaboration with Jamfest Music Group.
This Program is Perfect For
Students who want to pursue a career as a DJ, live musician, and artist. This program is also geared towards individuals who want to start their own company, as well as make great money to help pay down other costs. This works well as a full time career or as a part time second source of income.
What You Will Learn
You will receive hands-on training and an understanding of DJ gear and software. Our professional and friendly instructors have many years of DJing experience in Las Vegas and beyond. We take pride in teaching and guiding students every step of the way.
- Understand the art, performance, technical, and business aspects of the DJ industry
- Understand how, why, and what music to play, and when it’s appropriate
- Become familiar with, and practice using DJ software and hardware
- Build confidence and practice the skills essential to performing in front of a live audience and networking
To earn the DJ Like a Pro Certificate, you must successfully complete the DJ Like a Pro Certificate Program course.
Once you fulfill all certificate program requirements as outlined in the Academic Plan, you may request your certificate.
Ways To Register
- Register online with a credit card at https://register.edoutreach.unlv.edu/ Returning students should login with their Continuing Education Student ID number (typically in the format of X00-00-000 or XW0-00-0000) or email address. New students should click on the Sign Up button or the “create account” link to create an account.
- Register by phone with a credit card by calling the Information Desk at (702) 895-3394. Customer Service hours for the Information Desk are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on university-observed holidays).
- Register by fax by submitting a Registration Form and credit card information to (702) 895-4195. Registration forms received outside of regular Customer Services hours listed above will be processed on the next business day.
- Register by standard mail by mailing a Registration Form with payment to the address listed below. Payment must accompany the form and can be any of the following:
a. Credit Card information listed on the Registration Form
b. Check or Money Order made out to Board of Regents
c. DO NOT SEND CASH
Mail Registration Forms to:
UNLV Continuing Education
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 451019
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-1019
- Register in person by visiting the Information Desk located at the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave., on the corner of Tropicana and Swenson. Customer Service hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on university-observed holidays).
Visit Fees and Related Policies for more information regarding acceptable forms of payment and other related policies.