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New Business Venture Competition Winner

Winner and runner up holds up oversized checks with the Dean of the College of Business

The New Business Venture Competition winner and runner up pose with Dean Rayome and their prize money. Jake Yoho (left) won first place for his business Snaptanx—​a post-surgical recovery garment for breast cancer patients. Nicholas Lefebre​ (right) took second place for his business Torched Vines, Wines and Spirits​—a producer of artesian bourbon, vodka and hand-crafted wines​. View the competition.

News and Information

MBA Program

Fall 2014 applications are currently being accepted.Graduate Assistantship applications for Fall 2014 are being accepted. Contact us at

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College of Business on Facebook

The College of Business is now on Facebook. 'Like' the page to stay up-to-date with deadlines and opportunities as well as to engage with the NMU business community. 

Faculty of the Month, February Recipient: Trent Batchelor and Karin Stulz

To read more information about the faculty members click here.


What students say about Mr. Batchelor:
“Mr. Batchelor tries to make us understand why we are doing what we are doing and understand why the methods are so important.” Read more comments.


What students say about Ms. Stulz:
“She is always willing to help you with a concern or something you cannot figure out, and mentors in a way as to challenge yourself.” Read more comments.



Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Recognition Dinner

Student thinking

New Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Major

Have you ever wondered why hackers can get access to so many corporate secrets? Did you ever want to know why hackers do what they do anyway? Do you need to learn how to protect organizations from threats, both inside and outside? If so, the Information Assurance/Cyber Defense major may be for you. Learn more here.

NMU's AACSB Accreditation

AACSB logoThe College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which has accredited fewer than 15 percent of business schools world-wide. Learn about AACSB accreditation

Meet the Dean

Rayome.jpgFocusing on undergraduate education, Northern Michigan University’s College of Business prepares motivated men and women for careers and leadership in the world of business.

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Student Organizations

The College of Business has a wide variety of student organizations.

Learn more at Student Organizations.


Alumni Spotlight: Dr. David Meinert

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NMU graduate of 1982, Dr. Meinert earned a Bachelor of Science in management, which was the start to his successful career. Read the full story here.