Home Page

Continuing Education and Workforce Development

The office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is concerned with professional, workforce development and personal training, delivering opportunities for anyone interested in continuing their education, updating their skills or participating in professional development. It partners with business and industry throughout the Upper Peninsula serving and training employees to meet the needs of regional employers. The primary objective is to create, sustain and retain a skilled workforce that supports current business and industry while considering the future workforce.

Upcoming Events


Human Resources (HR) Breakfast

October 16, 2015 • 8:00 am - 9:30 am • Free
NMU Jacobetti Complex Commons Area

Social Work CE: Ethics and Pain Management

October 23, 2015 • 9:00 am - 4 pm  • $65
NMU Jacobetti Complex Room 124 

Learning to Lead Conference

November 5, 2015 • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm  • $150
NMU University Center • Michigan Room

Surveying and the Law

November 6, 2015 • 9:00 am - 4 pm  • $65
NMU Jacobetti Complex Room 124 • Register here.


See a complete list of upcoming events by visiting the training calendar. This is regularly updated with each of the upcoming events from the Continuing Education and Workforce Development office.

Like CEWD on Facebook

JER Online

Looking for a class for personal enrichment or pursing professional development? NMU Continuing Education and Workforce Development has partnered with a leading provider of online education. Learn more.






The opportunities offered by the Continuing Education and Workforce Development fall into three main categories: <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/27">workforce development</a>, <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/52">professional development</a>, <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/64">personal development.</a> It also offers <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/non-credit-online">non-credit online classes</a>. Northern Michigan University offers <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/47">classroom</a> and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/appraiser">webinar</a> appraiser education, so individuals can pursue additional career development opportunities however it works best with his or her schedule.Photo of Tyler LaCourt

Quick Links

Continuing Education and Workforce Developmentconteduc@nmu.edu906-227-2103