Dean's Welcome Message

Greetings! Welcome to the College of Business at Northern Michigan University. Thank you for visiting our college. NMU is an excellent choice to attain your business education and prepare for a successful career. Our university is located in a pristine location surrounded by natural beauty. Forests, lakes and streams are all around us. The natural beauty of Marquette County is a wonderful backdrop for your university education.

The College of Business provides exciting educational opportunities for students from all backgrounds and locations. The faculty are dedicated professionals who excel in connecting with students and providing educational experience equal to that of any university. At NMU students not only get the latest materials in the classroom but also have many opportunities for real world application while still a student. The College of Business students work with other units on campus such as Invent@NMU, Northern Initiatives and Innovation Marquette on new and developing business concepts.

The college also provides other opportunities for experiential learning. The NMU TEAM Business program is a student managed organization that provides support for entrepreneurs. The Student Managed Investment Fund actively manages a portfolio of stocks worth six figures. Our accounting students work with VITA to prepare tax returns for local citizens every spring. Our entrepreneurship students conduct their own business plan competition each spring with cash and exciting prize awards. Students from all majors in the college have opportunities for internships and other part time experiences.

At Northern Michigan University you, as a student, have the opportunity to create your own personalized education. Education in and out of the classroom is readily available. Our faculty are friendly, welcoming and supportive. You will have the opportunity to know them well and work with them side by side on business and research projects.

If you are interested in preparing for a career in business and wish for a world class education in a world class environment, you have found it. Welcome!

Sincerely,

David Rayome
Dean

Phone: (906) 227-2947
Fax: (906) 227-2605
E-mail: drayome@nmu.edu

 

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