The University of Nevada, Reno proudly offers a variety of convenient and affordable online degrees. A professional holding a graduate degree can earn an average of $78,000 annually, compared to $61,000 with a bachelor’s degree. Beyond the possibility of increased compensation, earning an advanced degree online from the University of Nevada, Reno can help you provide a greater range of services and ascend into a management role.

Why Choose The University of Nevada, Reno for your Online Graduate Degree?

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National Tier 1 University (U.S. News & World Report)
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Top public research university

Research-backed curriculaUniversity of Nevada, Reno programs offer professionally informed courses of study. We continue to research new methods and strategies while surveying professionals in the field for real-world insights to identify important skill sets that allow our graduates to have an immediate impact on their field and those with whom they work.

Featured Online Graduate Programs

When you earn a degree online from the University of Nevada, Reno, you learn from the same highly regarded faculty as our on-campus program, but with the added flexibility of completing coursework on your schedule.

Online Master of
Social Work Program

Our online Master’s in Social Work (MSW) is one of only a handful of degrees structured around advanced generalist practice (AGP), preparing social workers for a broad range of opportunities. Plus, social workers with their MSW consistently earn a higher salary than their BSW credentialed colleagues.

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Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

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No GRE required

Savings Icons: A blue circle with a dollar sign and downward pointing arrow inside. This represents tha on average, students pay less in tuition at UNR than at comparative online MSW programs

On average, students pay less in tuition than at comparative online MSW programs

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Ranked among the top 150 national universities in research and development

Online Master of
Public Health Program

Our online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice (MPH) features a comprehensive curriculum designed to give graduates broad expertise in the field. An online MPH is not only convenient, it can also qualify you for positions like health service manager with a $96,540 median salary, as well as many other positions.

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Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

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No GRE required

Certificate Icon: A blue circle containing an illustration of an education degree certificate because you can graduate in as few as 24 months

Graduate in as few as 24 months

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100% online with no residency requirement

*GRE can be required if you do not have at least 3 full years of professional experience in health care