What Students are Saying . . .

Prepping steaksWhat do students and alumni say about the programs at Northern Michigan University’s  Technology and Occupational Sciences Department?

“The students are driven and the classes are smaller. It’s more like a family here.”

— Emily Mitchell, hospitality management major

“I went from carrying a mason’s trowel to a laptop computer … I like going to work everyday.”

— Scott Ampe, construction management alumnus

“I'm happy with what Northern has to offer. I like the way they teach. The instructors keep you interested. They’re animated. They’ve all had experience.”

— Kellie Smith, construction management major


“I develop new mold tooling for polyurethane products.  It may not sound glorious, but it’s fun.  It’s awesome to have a job after you graduate—there’s so much pressure off.”

— Eric Lintula, mechanical engineering technology major