Advanced Studies Programs

You can complete Advanced Studies Certificate programs on weekends at Touro Nevada campus or online. Our programs are constructed to provide practical and realistic courses that are tailored to meet your specific needs and interests in education. The certificate program can advance your career goals and positively affect the outcomes of your students.

Start Dates and Application Deadlines


APE - Adaptive Physical Education

Built around the Nevada Department of Education's requirements for the APE endorsement, you choose the classes you need to complete your endorsement coursework. 

Note - Applicants must be licensed as a Special Education or Physical Education teacher to qualify for this endorsement. 

APE Course List

APE Schedule


Diverse Learners

This certificate program focuses on equitable social relations among different groups and ways to promote mutual tolerance and cooperation within the K-12 learning environment through curriculum development, critical conversations, and diverse teaching strategies. 

Diverse Learners Course List

Diverse Learners Schedule 


Blended Learning

You will use both online and in-person learning experiences when teaching students. Your students will learn in a traditional classroom setting, while also independently completing online components of the course outside of the classroom. 

Blended Learning Course List

Blended Learning Schedule


Beginning Spanish Language and Culture

You will be exposed to cultural concepts, as well as usage of the Spanish language. You will receive aid and gain a better understanding of how to communicate with and relate to Spanish-speaking K-12 students and parents. 

Beginning Spanish Course List

Beginning Spanish Schedule



Intermediate Spanish and Culture

You will learn to meet the needs of students with intermediate and advanced Spanish skills. sing conversational Spanish and Latin American culture, you will learn to bridge the language barrier gap between teachers, students, and parents. 

Intermediate Spanish Course List

Intermediate Spanish Schedule


Computer Science and Technology

If you wish to complete your work through online instruction, this course provides many 21st-century technological solutions that will help you improve your teaching practice as well as increase your student achievement. 

Technology Course List

Technology Schedule


Differentiated Classroom

You will learn differentiation and how to respond to variance among learners in the classroom. Whenever you reach out to an individual or small group to vary their teaching you will create the best learning experience possible. 

Differentiated Classroom Course List

Differentiated Instruction Schedule


Gifted and Talented Education

Gifted and Talented Education provides experienced teachers with the advanced knowledge and skills to help learners who possess exceptional creativity, drive, and talent. Through specialized coursework, teachers learn to assess student needs based on their social, economic, and cultural backgrounds. 

GATE Course List

GATE Schedule


Teacher Leadership

Teachers are undeniably leaders, regardless of whether such skills have been specifically sought out. This course will teach you how to maximize your ability to serve in a leadership role among their colleagues.

Teacher Leadership Course List

Teacher Leadership Schedule



English Language Acquisition and Development (ELAD)

Completion of this12-credit program satisfies the Nevada Department of Education requirements for ELAD endorsement.

ELAD Schedule


Educational Health and Wellness

Admission Requirements

Touro Nevada was established to help address critical needs in healthcare and education, and as a resource for community service in the state of Nevada. Come be a part of our family.

Requirements Overview

    • Baccalaureate or higher degree
    • Hold U.S. citizenship or a permanent resident status
    • Hold a valid state teaching license

Primary Application

You must complete the FREE Touro Nevada application.

Supplemental Information

Not all programs are offered each term.

Application & Requirements
Shelley Berkley

“Competent educators are critical to the Southern Nevada community and beyond. I am confident our graduates will make a difference in the lives they touch during their long careers.”

Shelley Berkley Senior Vice President of the Touro University system
Meet your Touro Nevada Leadership

You are joining a community of motivated and successful leaders in healthcare and education fields.

Touro Nevada Stories

Here For You

Your goals are supported at Touro Nevada. You can receive academic and personal support, get involved in clubs and organizations, and enjoy life in Southern Nevada.

Life at Touro Nevada

Technology & Facilities

Touro Nevada understands that innovation in technology and our facilities are a vital component to your success. Investment into equipment, technology, classrooms are on-going and part of Touro Nevada's commitment to students.

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Your Faculty

Your Touro Nevada faculty are more than professors. They are leaders in their respective fields. You will also be supported by staff who are dedicated to students and the university.

Your Faculty & Staff