For Educators

action in educationProfessional development for teachers: Join fellow educators for the 26th Annual Action in Education June 15-18, 2015 at NMU. Each two-day course available for 1 university credit hour or 25 SCECHs. 


Great teachers never stop learning and at Northern Michigan University, you can continue to develop your career and satisfy your requirements for teacher continuing education courses. Graduate and undergraduate courses are offered on campus, online and in local communities to meet a variety of needs.

K-12 teacher and child working on the floor

Graduate and undergraduate credit is available as part of the annual four-day Action in Education and Leadership Summer Institutes during the summer semester.

Graduate-level courses for teachers continuing certification are offered at locations throughout the Upper Peninsula in partnership with Intermediate School Districts. The classes meet evenings and weekends for varying duration.

Specialized cohorts designated for master's programs also meet at off-campus sites as blended classroom/online courses in Houghton, Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie. Site location is determined by demand.

To register or for more information, see MARESA.

Master's programs