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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Higher Education

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education from University of Nevada, Las Vegas targets full or part-time graduate students who may not have studied higher education through any formal degree program but wish to develop a deeper understanding of higher education. 

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In particular doctoral students enrolled in other disciplines who plan to enter the academy as tenure track faculty members, as well as current administrative professionals who already possess an undergraduate degree and have 2-3 years full-time experience in higher education, may also benefit from this experience. The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education is offered at University of Nevada, Las Vegas .

Hours earned for the certificate may be applied to a degree program in higher education at the masters or doctoral levels. Hours earned in the masters or doctorate programs in higher education may not be used toward the certificate. Certificate Requirements are 15 credit hours.

Learning Outcomes

  • The certificate comprises core skills necessary for individuals who seek employment at institutions of higher education.
  • The nature of the certificate allows students to tailor their course work based on their professional goals.
  • The proposed certificate will be housed in the Department of Educational Psychology and Higher Education and thus, is connected most directly to the higher education program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership Development Seminar
  • Leading Diverse Organizations
  • College Students in the United States
  • The American Community College
  • Seminar in the Economics of Higher Education

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


15 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A qualified student, who wishes to enter UNLV to obtain the graduate certificate in higher education without being enrolled in a degree program, may apply for graduate admission to the Graduate College via the Grad Rebel Gateway. All minimum Graduate College requirements MUST be met. Once accepted to UNLV, students must also complete and submit the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education application.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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