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In response to rising demand, Extended Studies has developed programs designed to meet the changing needs of HR professionals across the state, the region and the nation. Northern Nevada’s leading provider of human resources education for more than 20 years, the University of Nevada, Reno offers courses and certificates designed for those working in a wide range of roles and with varying experience in human resources and related fields.
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Why programming? Why learn programming?  

By Don Morrison, programmer and co-owner, Reno Collective,
and Extended Studies Computer Programming instructor

Years ago I would have said that programming is a way to make a decent living. That still holds true, perhaps even more now. The jobs in this field pay well relative to other industries. The median annual income for programmers in 2012 was $74,280, compared to $34,750 for all workers. Anecdotally, I know of several unfilled positions in our area right now. They are unfilled because the programmers in Washoe County who could do the job are already spoken for — and happy. Did you catch that? Well paid, busy and happy. Rough life, right? Read more»

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