The Northern MBA, with a 100% ONLINE option

NMU ranks among top schools for an online MBA in 2024. See below.

NMU ranks among top schools for online MBA in 2024

Northern Michigan University has been recognized as one of the best schools for online learning at the master's level. NMU ranks 11th in a list of prestigious colleges around Michigan. Learn more.

Learning Experiences

In the Classroom

Designed for working professionals, our courses in the MBA program are taught by faculty in the College of Business.  Classroom instruction is supplemented by visiting business practitioners who provide valuable perspectives and important networking opportunities. View the curriculum.


Students in the online program can expect a majority of their coursework to be delivered in an online synchronous manner, real-time courses taught by our College of Business faculty.  Students log in at the same time, via Zoom, in order to interact with their faculty and classmates.  Synchronous online courses are designed for working professionals as each course meets one evening per week.  Several courses in the program are delivered asynchronously in an internet-based learning environment.  

Graduate Assistantships

The NMU College of Business maintains two graduate assistantships for students enrolled in the MBA program. Not only does this paid position look great on a resume, it is also an opportunity to make useful connections in the local business community. There is one position available. Learn more.

portrait of Kathryn Bianga

I'm currently on the hunt for my post-grad job, but I plan to stay in the Escanaba area with my husband. I'd love to have a position working in marketing, human resources, or public relations - although right now, I'm open to any opportunities that might come my way. My MBA has made me feel confident in my overall business knowledge, and I'm willing to take on new challenges.

Kathryn Bianga

MBA '20

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Applications are reviewed as received. NMU offers 7 enrollment opportunities throughout the year.

Professional and personal growth is possible with NMU's MBA program. The College of Business is currently accepting applications. 

Contact Information

The College of Business is located at 301 Cohodas Hall


MBA 906-227-1805

College of Business 906-227-2900