BEAR Center

The Behavior Education Assessment and Research (BEAR) Center is a university clinic and research facility overseen by the Department of Psychological Sciences. The BEAR Center seeks to provide behavior and learning support for multiple members of the community, including children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or traumatic brain injury. In addition, family and school support is offered for children with difficult or problematic behaviors, and assistance to organizations is provided to increase employee performance and productivity. All services and supports are individually designed to meet the needs of our clients and ensure a successful outcome!

Center for Native American Studies

The Center for Native American Studies offers a holistic curriculum rooted in Native American themes that challenges students to think critically and communicate effectively about Indigenous issues. It  emphasizes Great Lakes Indigenous perspectives, stimulates further respectful inquiry about Indigenous people, and provides active learning and service learning opportunities that strengthen student engagement, interaction, and reciprocity with Indigenous communities.

Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center

A collaboration between Northern Michigan University and Upper Peninsula Health Systems - Marquette, the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center exists to train the next generation of research and medical professionals, while improving patient outcomes by better understanding how brain cancer works

Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute

The UPCI (Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute) 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. 

Center for Rural Health

The Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health seeks to improve the health and well-being of Upper Peninsula residents and communities by developing collaborative partnerships that improve the access and availability of affordable, quality healthcare services.