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The School of Social Work is part of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Division of Health Sciences, and provides extensive opportunities for interprofessional collaborations in teaching and research with faculty at the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Community Health Services, The Sanford Center for Aging and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies.  The School currently offers BSW and MSW degrees and has over 400 students from diverse backgrounds attending the program. The School will also be launching an Online MSW degree program in Fall 2016.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant and historic flagship institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of over 19,000 including over 2,800 graduate students, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The University is currently classified (Carnegie) as "Research University/High" which places us among approximately the top 200 colleges and universities in the United States.  Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada, the University of Nevada, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.