Majors & Minors

biology studentWith over 180 academic programs, there's sure to be a major that you're passionate about and that will help you reach your post-graduation goals. Northern offers bachelor and associate degrees for undergraduate students, as well as certificates, diplomas, minors, and more.

Explore NMU's academic programs

Interdisciplinary programs: Many NMU programs aren't based in just one department but hosted by multiple departments The reason for this is so that students can benefit from the expertise in different departments. 

International studies: A number of NMU departments sponsor the major in international studies. This allows students to focus in a number of aspects of international affairs. 

Liberal arts: If you're looking to complete an undergraduate degree or enhance your education, a liberal arts and sciences degree might be a good option. 

MedStart: is a collaboration between Wayne State University's School of Medicine and NMU. Students selected to participate in this program complete their bachelor's at NMU in a major of their choice and within the pre-med advising program and then are guaranteed admission to WSUSOM. 

Honors Program

Michigan State University of Human Medicine Early Assurance Program

Not sure what to study or want to hear from NMU students in that major? Check out our videos on NMU majors