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The School of Allied Health Sciences prepares students for entry-level health-related positions and further graduate or professional studies with classroom instruction, laboratory/clinical practice, research, and mentoring.


The Lee Business School advances the knowledge and practice of business, develops business leaders, and fosters intellectual and economic vitality through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and outreach.

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The School of Community Health Sciences is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people worldwide. Our departments, programs, and research units work to provide a diverse education, practical training experience, and numerous community involvement opportunities to prepare students to become leaders and professionals in the field of public health. We provide excellent academic programs with a variety of areas for concentration and the opportunity for applied research.


The School of Dental Medicine provides world-class oral health education while providing for the dental needs of Nevada residents.

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The College of Education creates an intellectual environment that promotes quality instruction, significant research, and professional service.

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The College of Fine Arts provides an academic experience that heightens awareness of the physical, intellectual, and cultural world while preparing students for professional employment and/or post-graduate study in their artistic area.

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The Honors College is a selective college within the university that offers an exceptional undergraduate core experience for highly motivated students. Honors College is an educational partner with the "discipline" colleges of the university in which Honors students pursue their academic majors. The combination of a central Honors intellectual core and specialized learning in a major discipline helps develop graduates who are fully prepared to succeed in graduate and professional schools and in rewarding careers.

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The William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration provides students with one of the world’s best programs in the preparation of students for the global hospitality and leisure services profession.


The William S. Boyd School of Law prepares students for the competent and ethical practice of law, offering three- and four-year programs for the Juris Doctor degree.

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The College of Liberal Arts offers students a well-rounded education in the humanities and social sciences, and provides students with a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning and discovery.

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The School of Nursing educates nurses at the undergraduate and graduate levels to meet health care needs in Nevada and beyond. The School of Nursing promotes, improves, and sustains human health through evidence-based education and advances in research and practice.

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The College of Sciences provides students a solid foundation in natural, physical, and mathematical sciences for a successful career in the sciences and other professional programs.

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The Greenspun College of Urban Affairs emphasizes improvement in the quality of urban life by preparing undergraduate students for professional practice in a variety of fields. Graduate programs advance the body of knowledge of its disciplines, and the improvement of public policy and professional practices.

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