Contact Us

There are different faculty contacts for Northern Michigan University’s pre-professional programs. If you are an incoming student, the NMU Admissions Office can provide additional assistance in connecting you to the correct person for the program you are interested in learning about. To contact the Admissions Office, call 906-227-2650 or 800-682-9797. The Admissions fax number 906-227-1747. The office's general e-mail address is

Pre-Professional Program Coordinators

Program Department Coordinator Phone E-mail
Pre-Architecture Art and Design Peter Pless 906-227-2194
Pre-Chiropractic Physics David Lucas 906-227-2919
Pre-Dentistry Physics David Lucas 906-227-2919
Pre-Engineering Physics David Lucas 906-227-2919
Pre-Law Political Science Ruth Watry 906-227-1824
  and Public Administration      
Pre-Medical Physics David Lucas 906-227-2919
Pre-Optometry Biology Neil Cumberlidge 906-227-2215
Pre-Physician Assistant Physics David Lucas 906-227-2919
Pre-Physical Therapy Biology Scott Drum 906-227-2195
Pre-Pharmacy Chemistry Suzanne Williams 906-227-1068
    Tom Getman
Pre-Veterinary Medicine Biology Kurt Galbreath 906-227-1586

University Business Hours
Northern Michigan University’s business hours are 8 a.m.–5 p.m. during the fall and winter semesters (late August through early May) and 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. during the summer (early May through late August). Northern Michigan University is located in the Eastern time zone.

Mailing Address
Name of program director or Admissions Office
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855