Office of the President
CSN President Michael D. Richards, Ph.D.
CSN changes lives. It is right here in our mission statement:
The College of Southern Nevada creates opportunities and enriches lives with inclusive learning and working environments that support diversity and student success. The College fosters economic development, civic engagement, and cultural and scientific literacy, while helping students achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals.
Founded in 1971, CSN enrolls approximately 36,000 students from 48 states and 59 countries. Students have praised our small classes, accessible faculty and flexible course scheduling at state-of-the-art campuses located throughout the region.
The college has dozens of academic programs to choose from, including 23 degrees and certificates available entirely online.
Enjoy your time at CSN, where your success is always our priority.
Dr. Michael D. Richards
President, College of Southern Nevada