Certified Public Accountant, CPA

About Continuing Education and Workforce Development

The Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department (CEWD) offers professional workforce development training for individuals interested in continuing their education, updating their skills or furthering their professional development. CEWD partners with businesses and industries to build, sustain and retain a skilled workforce that supports the current growth and future needs of the region.

·Courses offered throughout the year.

·Courses offered off campus in locations across the Upper Peninsula.

·Customized training that meets the needs of businesses, organizations and agencies.

·Professional development opportunities to improve current skills or prepare for a new job.

·Self-paced online courses to fit any schedule.

Keep learning, any time, anywhere. Whether your goal is personal growth, processional development, academic achievement or related to the improvement of your organization or business, NMU has something for you. 

Meet Our Staff

Stephanie Zadroga-Langlois

Director 906-227-1683


Office Location:

1400 Presque Isle Ave.

Lori Malnor

Program Coordinator 906-227-1514

Megan Nowicki

Program Specialist 906-227-2144

Chloe Tompkins

Program Specialist

How to Reach Us

University Business Hours

University business hours are 8 a.m.–5 p.m. during the fall and winter semesters (late August through early May) and 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday during the summer (early May through mid-August). Northern Michigan University is located in the Eastern time zone. 

Campus Location

Continuing Education & Workforce Development is located inside the Jacobetti Complex.
2296 Sugar Loaf Ave, Marquette, MI 49855.

Mailing Address

Northern Michigan University, Continuing Education & Workforce Development, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855.

Contact Continuing Education & Workforce Development by e-mail at, call (906) 227-2103 or fax (906) 227-2108.

Other On-Campus Resources




In October 2014, Invent@NMU opened its doors as a student program of Northern Michigan University. Our goal is to provide an experiential learning opportunity for students as well as to help regional inventors and entrepreneurs take their product or business ideas to market or assist existing business owners looking to innovate from within.


Rural Development

Rural Community and Economic Development

The Center for Rural Community and Economic Development at Northern Michigan University will combine research, public service, education, and training to enhance the quality of life, support economic development and improve the delivery of services in the Upper Peninsula and surrounding region.


Welding at NMU

Center for Innovation and Industrial Technologies

The programs offered by the College of Technology and Occupational Sciences range from certificates to bachelor's degrees and are designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience needed to hold management or technician-level positions in a variety of business or technical fields. 


Cybersecurity, UPCI at Northern Michigan University

Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute (UPCI)

The UPCI at Northern Michigan University is the only facility of its kind in the U.P. and one of six statewide. The institute offers non-degree and industry credentials relevant to emerging careers in cybersecurity. It also augments NMU's existing cyber defense bachelor's degree and provides additional career exploration and training opportunities with U.P. K-12 school districts and postsecondary institutions.


Global Campus

Global Campus

Our goal is to meet your learning and service needs at the same high standard we do for on-campus students. Whether that means assisting you with registering for classes, helping you learn about financial aid, providing you with tutoring assistance or advising you through your program, we want you to find learning online or off-campus convenient.


Northern Center for Lifelong Learning

Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL)

NCLL is an organization that plans and offers informal educational programs and activities to enrich the daily lives of its members through mini-courses, regular programs, outdoor activities and social events. Member-directed, self-supporting and nonprofit, it is affiliated with NMU.