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At Northern Michigan University’s College of Business, students master skills to use sophisticated computer equipment and programs, analyze complex problems, make sound and ethical decisions, effectively communicate and work as a team—traits that are in great demand in today’s business world.

71% Third semester retention rate.
$80,000 Amount of College of Business scholarships awarded annually.
28% Graduates who reported having an internship while a student.
$48,000 Average starting salary for College of Business graduates.
46% Incoming freshmen graduate within six years.

Experience Learning

You won’t just read about Wall Street, you’ll experience it in our on-campus financial trading lab. You won’t just dream of starting a business, you could win thousands of dollars to invest in it in our annual New Business Venture competition. (Did you know NMU is one of only three public universities in Michigan to offer a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship?). Plus, you’ll meet and learn from many industry experts and sharpen your skills working for community events or local businesses.

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Keep up with whatEvents are hosted throughout the year for NMU business students, as well as the campus and Marquette communities. <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/business/node/25">See what events are coming up.</a>College of Business faculty members are known in their fields and recognized for their outstanding scholarships. At Northern, youTake classroom learning on the road while you study abroad. Learn in a variety of countries with world-class professors.

Degrees Offered

Business Professors

What you'll do at NMU

Join one of our active business-related student groups that may travel to Chicago and Milwaukee to meet with business alumni or bring notable speakers to campus. Maybe you’ll go abroad to work with and test your skills against foreign students in the International Information Technology Seminar. Or invest and manage real money in the college’s Superior Fund. Who knows, you might intern with an NFL team or a leading computer company. With our MBA you can get on the fast track to your career. What’s certain is that you’ll really get to know your professors, they’ll know you, and you’ll leave Northern with a wealth of skills to be flexible and successful in whatever you choose to do.

The demand for graduates in our degree programs is strong. Accounting, cyber security, risk management, finance, management and marketing all offer outstanding opportunities. Our graduates have gone on to work for organizations such as IBM, FEMA, Coca-Cola, JP Morgan and Procter and Gamble, to name just a few.

College of Businessbusiness@nmu.edu906-227-2900

If you have college credit and want to find out what will transfer to NMU, please visit www.nmu.edu/transfercredit