About Continuing Education and Workforce Development
Northern Michigan University invites you to participate in learning opportunities that extend the reach of Northern's learning resources to diverse places, times and types of learner. In order to meet the post-secondary educational needs of people who are unable to attend regular classes, Northern offers several undergraduate and graduate credit programs that occur off campus or during special time periods.
- Courses offered during the summer, evenings and weekends.
- 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.
Keep learning, any time, anywhere. Whether your goal is personal growth, professional development, academic achievement or related to the improvement of your organization or business, NMU has something for you.
Meet Our Staff
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. Our hours may change as COVID-19 restrictions change.
Continuing Education & Workforce Development is located at 103 Jacobetti Complex, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave. The Jacobetti Complex is located on the North side of campus. (See campus map.)
Northern Michigan University, Continuing Education & Workforce Development, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855.
Contact Continuing Education & Workforce Development by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 Community and Economic Development
Center for Innovation and Industrial Technologies
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.
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 (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 and the Elderhostel Institute Network.