2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

On-Campus and Online through NMU Global Campus

This is a joint program between NMU and Gogebic Community College in Ironwood, Michigan. At GCC, students learn the technical skills necessary to manage ski areas or functional areas in ski area operations. At NMU, students gain comprehensive knowledge of accounting, finance, management, marketing and computer information systems. Graduates of the ski area business management program are placed at resorts nationwide.

Due to course sequencing and prerequisite course work for admission to the NMU College of Business, this program can take over four academic years to complete. To finish the program in a timely manner, students should select one of two options: (1) Attend GCC for two years, complete an associate degree in ski area management, and transfer to NMU to complete the bachelor’s degree; or (2) Attend NMU for one year, transfer to GCC for two years, complete an associate degree in ski area management, and transfer to NMU to complete the bachelor’s degree.

Students must obtain a 2.00 GPA in their (combined) business core and major courses as well as a 2.00 cumulative Northern Michigan University GPA.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Business, College of department page.

For related information from the bureau of labor statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm

Total Credits Required 120
General Education
30-40

*Courses in business core cannot be double counted toward another major or minor.

This major does not require a minor.