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Degrees & Programs

Degrees & Certificates

Western Nevada College offers associate degrees and academic programs to meet a variety of educational goals. Some students wish to learn occupational skills or work toward career advancement. Others seek credits which will transfer to a four-year college or university.

Certification & Licensing

Certification and licensing preparation programs are designed to prepare students to take state or other certified licensing exams. It is important to note that while these programs prepare students to obtain a certification, WNC does not grant any of these certifications.

Transfer Degrees

WNC students may select a course of study which enables them to complete some or all of the lower division requirements for a four-year degree from the list of transfer programs at UNR, UNLV, NSC or other schools.

Programs of Study

Western Nevada College offers associate degrees and academic programs to meet a variety of educational goals. Some students wish to learn occupational skills or work toward career advancement. Others seek credits which will transfer to a four-year college or university. A number of one-year certificates are also offered in occupational areas. Students are encouraged to read the specific information about each degree or certificate before making their decisions. Counselors and faculty advisors are also available to provide information on the programs available.