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Cybersecurity, UPCI at Northern Michigan University

Cybersecurity

The Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute (UPCI) at NMU 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.

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Commercial Driver's License (CDL), truck driving program

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Start your new truck driving career in 4 weeks with NMU's Commerical Driver's License (CDL) Truck Driving Program. CDL driving positions reamin in high demand and often pay higher wages and benefits. Data shows demand for this occupation will rise over the next ten years.

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Online Certificate Programs

Online Certificates

Whether you are looking to expand your skillset, earn professional credits, or learn something new, our online professional development courses and certificates pair perfectly with a busy schedule. Courses are self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere, and available on mobile.

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Online Cannabis Studies

Online Cannabis Studies

Cannabis skills are in demand. The cannabis industry is creating thousands of exciting career opportunities in Michigan, and nationally, yet a significant shortage of qualified professionals exists. NMU now offers the highest quality non-credit university certificates with focused instruction from top experts in the cannabis industry.

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Appraisal Education

Appraisal

NMU offers a full range of residential and non-residential continuing education appraisal courses at sites located throughout Michigan and across the U.S. via webinar delivery that are convenient, relevant, of high quality and affordable.

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Bus Driver Safety

Bus Driver Safety

NMU is the state-approved School Bus Driver Training Agency for the central and western Upper Peninsula. The purpose of school bus safety instruction is to promote safe, efficient pupil transportation programs, using Michigan Department of Education approved curriculum.

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Social Work

Social Work

Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) provides quality courses that address contemporary issues social workers face today. CEWD is dedicated to helping social workers meet their professional development and continuing education needs. 

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Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety

With the popularity of motorcycle riding on the increase statewide and across the country this program offers riders of all skill levels some of the most comprehensive training available anywhere. All of our instructors are MSF certified rider coaches in addition to being experienced avid riders.

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Summer Camps at NMU

Career Exploration Summer Camps

Students will get hands-on experience exploring various careers in Skilled Trades and Engineering, including Crime Scene Investigation (CSI), Culinary Cuisine, Building Design & Construction, Automotive & Small Engine Repair, Welding, Engineering, Industrial Maintenance (Gears, Chains, and Cranes), Cosmetology, Fly Tying, and Cybersecurity Python Coding.

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COVID-19 Modules

COVID-19 Modules

NMU faculty have produced a series of self-paced online educational modules on various topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from scientific aspects to impacts to communities, businesses, and families. These short courses are available at no charge.

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Certified Public Accountant, CPA

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Postponed until further notice. For more information, contact Continuing Education & Workforce Development by e-mail at conteduc@nmu.edu, call (906) 227-2103 or fax (906) 227-2108.