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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.

The NMU Experience

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Student Experiences Abroad

Videos of Each Major

Experiential/Real-World Learning

To learn more about the College of Business in Spanish click here. To learn more about the College of Business in Chinese click here.  
News and Information
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.

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. 

2013-14 Faculty Awards

The College of Business would like to recognize three professors for their outstanding work in the 2013-14 academic year. These professors were awarded at the 2014 Scholarship and Awards Breakfast. Congratulations to Carol Steinhaus for Outstanding Service, Trent Batchelor for Outstanding Teaching and Ken Janson for Outstanding Research.



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.

Recently Added Program

Student Organizations

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

Dean's Student Advisory Council (advises the Dean on student issues and concerns)

American Marketing Association (Marketing students)

Association of Information Technology Professionals (students interested in technology)

Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting and Finance students)

Business Professionals of America (all business majors and minors)

Gamma Iota Sigma (risk management, insurance and other related subjects)

The Superior Fund (real-world experience in financial and investment concepts)

Learn more at Student Organizations.

Alumni Spotlight: Mr. Sephen Koinis

Mr. Sephen Koinis is a licensed CPA for the state of Michigan, currently he is a manager in the Assurance practice with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Mr. Koinis graduated NMU in 2007 with a dual major in accounting and finance. Read the full story here.