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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. 

It was great to be face-to-face in the fall semester. NMU made it safe and comfortable.

"It was great to be face-to-face during the fall semester. NMU made it safe and comfortable."

Brigitte Bartesch

Dance major from Chicago, Illinois

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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 Meets All Standards of HLC Review

February 16, 2021 — Northern Michigan University has successfully completed its mid-cycle assurance review by its institutional accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission. NMU met all 18 core components with no required follow-up monitoring. The next steps are to begin work on a quality initiative project, and to prepare for the comprehensive evaluation required to reaffirm accreditation at the end of the current cycle in 2026-27.

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CTE Magazine Moves Online

February 15, 2021 — February is Career Technical Education (CTE) month, and the annual publication that details related opportunities in Marquette and Alger counties has transitioned from a print to a digital format in its seventh year. The online magazine includes descriptions and videos related to programs that prepare individuals for many of the country’s most in-demand occupations.