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Graduate Education and Research

Northern Michigan University offers over 20 graduate degree programs, in departments ranging from biology and clinical sciences to education and English. Our programs are designed to engage you in an active faculty-student exchange of ideas and to provide you with extensive hands-on learning and high caliber research opportunities.


View our current programs and their required application documents to begin your application process today. Once you've applied check your application status and stay on top of upcoming important dates.

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Questions or concerns about the application process or program requirements? Contact us at graduate@nmu.edu or 906-227-2300 today for help answering any of your questions concerning a graduate education here at NMU.
Starting graduate school can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help. See quick links for <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/78"> NMU Resources</a> or contact us at <a href="mailto:graduate@nmu.edu"> graduate@nmu.edu</a> with your questions.Northern Michigan University has a guide to the preparation of theses. Information about preparation and submission of a thesis can be <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/32">found here.</a> All theses are submitted electronically to <a href="http://commons.nmu.edu/theses/">The Commons</a>. <a href="https://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/assistantships">Graduate assistantship</a> positions include stipend, 16 credit hours of tuition per year and more. Hourly graduate student worker positions are also available. </a>


Office of Graduate Education and Research / graduate@nmu.edu

906-227-2300 / fax 906-227-2315