Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno improves people’s lives by providing innovative, high-quality education at any time or place.

Noncredit professional development courses and certificates in a wide selection of up-to-the-minute topics provide the opportunity to learn, explore and share practical information, resources and strategies for immediate application in the real world. Exceptional instructors and a first-rate curriculum offer fresh perspectives, competitive tools and best practices that can enrich and strengthen even the finest employees, operations and bottom lines.

Extended Studies also collaborates with University departments and the community to provide higher education programs to students of all ages at locations and times convenient to them, including several online degrees and hundreds of academic courses through 365 Learning and through Academic Credit Options (ACO). In addition, Extended Studies offers KIDS University summer camps, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) programs, University Break Camps, the Reno Jazz Festival, Nevada Wolf Pack Sports Camps, Lake Tahoe Music Camp, educational travel and field study programs through ACO, the annual Performing Arts Series and Fleischmann Planetarium programs.

Courses are offered in these main categories.