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Continuing Education and Workforce Development

This office is committed to professional, workforce development and personal training, delivering opportunities for anyone interested in continuing their education, updating their skills or participating in professional development. We partner with business and industry throughout the Upper Peninsula. The primary objective is to create, sustain and retain a skilled workforce that supports current business and industry while considering the future workforce.

Upcoming Events


CDL - NMU Truck Driving School

Registration now open! 

  • Session 1: Complete
  • Session 2: July 8 - August 9, 2019
  • Session 3: August 19 - September 20, 2019

NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 204, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

Register today for NMU Truck Driving School.


Defense Industry Growth Program

Join us for free on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. 

See complete description here.


Summer Series

Part 2: Equal Opportunity

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Cost: $25.00 per person

See complete description here.

Register today!


Part 3: Effective Communication

Date: Monday, August 12, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Cost: $25.00 per person

See complete description here.

Register today!


Career Exploration Summer Camps

Registration Now Open!


Intro to Cybersecurity Camp

What: One week camp for students grades 7-12

When: July 29 - August 2, 2019

Time(s): 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM

Where: Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute, Room 2202 of the Northern Center, NMU

Cost: $80 PER PERSON (Includes a week of additional access to the online lab)

SPACE IS LIMITED! Register now!


Motorcycle Safety Registration

Online Registration is now open!

NMU is looking for Motorcycle instructors in the Houghton, Menominee & Rapid River areas.
Call for more information. (906) 227-2103.

Read all the information before registering!


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

CE - July 24, 2019 (Wednesday) - Munising

Beginning - August 9 & 10, 2019 (Friday & Saturday) - Crystal Falls

CE - August 14, 2019 (Wednesday) - Felch

CE - September 21, 2019 (Saturday) - Marquette (Last class for the cycle)



Keep watching for new schedule.


See a complete list of upcoming events by visiting the training calendar. This is regularly updated with each of the upcoming events from the Continuing Education and Workforce Development office.



Training Opportunities

Brief descriptions of some of the training courses offered by NMU, Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Learning to Lead

Check back for more details on the 2020 Learning to Lead Conference! 

The opportunities offered by the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Office (CEWD) fall into three main categories: <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/27">workforce development</a>, <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/52">professional development</a>, and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/64">personal development.</a>             CEWD also offers <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/non-credit-online">non-credit online classes</a>. Photo of Tyler LaCourt

Quick Links

Continuing Education and Workforce Developmentconteduc@nmu.edu906-227-2103