Commencement Ceremony


Choose from one of our 170+ educational programs and let your adventure begin at NMU.


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With 30+ online and campus-based programs to choose from, Northern's graduate education can help you get to the next level in your professional career. You have accomplished so much already, but now it's time to really immerse yourself in your academic passion. 


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Your education is ready when and where you want it. In addition to flexible learning options, online learners will receive in-state tuition rates regardless of where they reside. 

Northern Michigan University, Maisie Zahn, Sports Science major, COVID, safety

“I loved being face-to-face this fall. Being able to learn in person was so important to my future.”

Maisie Zahn

Sports Science major from Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Start your story at a school that can offer you the world -- no matter what you want that world to look like.

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NMU Among Top 'Outdoor Colleges'

January 13, 2021 — Northern Michigan University ranks 39th nationwide in a recent listing of the "Top 50 Outdoor Colleges" compiled by Best Value Schools.

Saleh (photo by Tony Avelar, AP)

NY Jets Hire Saleh as Head Coach

January 15, 2021 — Northern Michigan alumnus and native Michigander Robert Saleh (1998-2002) is the new head coach of the New York Jets. He spent the past four seasons as the San Francisco 49ers’ defensive coordinator and has coached in the NFL since 2005.