Late-start short courses, workshops, institutes, travel programs and teacher in-service units

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Current Courses

Academic credit courses for undergraduate and graduate degrees, teacher recertification and career advancement are offered each semester through Academic Credit Options. ACO offers a variety of University colleges, departments and programs.

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Travel Programs

Extended Studies collaborates with a variety of University colleges, departments and programs to offer international travel and field study programs throughout the year and around the globe through Academic Credit Options (ACO).

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Rangeland and Fire Ecology Program

This program allows working professionals to earn Rangeland Ecology and Management college credits to meet Federal Office of Personnel Management) requirements and enhance knowledge and skills for better land stewardship and career advancement.

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Library Science Certification

Program has ended

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Non-Credit/Professional Development Courses

A variety of non-credit professional development courses including topics such as music, physics, entrepreneurship as well as the National Geothermal Academy.

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ACO Instructor Resources

A page of useful resources, links and information for University of Nevada, Reno instructors working with Academic Credit Options.

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How to Register for Classes

Registration includes: Academic credit registration requirements, the immunization requirement, textbooks and materials, grade reports/transcripts, cancellation and refund policy and more.

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Contact ACO

For more information or assistance with online registration, call us at (775) 682-7555 or (800) 233-8928. You may also email us at