1A1. Agency Name:
Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
1A2. Agency Description - Please review the description below and revise as appropriate (e.g., state executive agency, agency with appointed board, department or division within agency, etc.):
The Commission on Postsecondary Education serves as the approval and licensing authority for degree-granting and non-degree granting postsecondary educational institutions, both public and private and for profit and not-for-profit.
1A3. Agency Contact - Please review and correct as necessary the contact information below:
1A4. Who should institutions contact if they have questions about your agency’s authority, policies, or application process:
1B. Links - Please provide web links to your agency home page, the regulations pertaining to authorization, and any other links important for understanding your agency’s responsibility for authorization:
1C1. Other Agencies - According to our records, the following agencies also have responsibility for authorization in the state. Please correct, add to, or clarify this list of authorizing authorities as necessary. These agencies will also be requested to complete this survey:
Yes. State Board of Cosmetology; State Board of Nursing; Real Estate Division; Insurance Division; Board of Massage Therapy; State Board of Pharmacy. Please see 2e for more information.
1C2. If the division of responsibility among these agencies is not clear, please explain:
Generally speaking, the Commission on Postsecondary requires applicants comply with any curriculum or instructor approvals required by the State Board of Nursing; Real Estate Division; Insurance Division; Board of Massage Therapy; State Board of Pharmacy, etc. Regardless of which agency has oversight, state law prohibits the use of a degree issued by a non-accredited institution.
THIRD PARTY AGREEMENTS/CONTRACTS