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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


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!



April 4, 2019 (Thursday) - Lansing - USPAP & Michigan Law

April 5, 2019 (Friday) - Lansing - Appraisal Review of Residential Properties

April 6, 2019 (Saturday) - Lansing - FNMA's Collateral Underwriter

See Complete Schedule


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

CE - April 13, 2019 (Saturday) - Bark River

CE - April 13, 2019 (Saturday) - Hancock

CE - April 27, 2019 (Saturday) - Escanaba

Beginning - May 3 & 4, 2019 (Friday & Saturday) - Escanaba



Keep watching for more dates.

If you need training, please contact us. 

Call 906-227-1518 to register or email the registration form to conteduc@nmu.edu


CPA Course

Title: Red Flags & the Inquisitive Accountant/Accountants' Non-Disclosure: Recent Cases & Controversies
When: May 17, 2019 
Where: NMU, Jacobetti Complex, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette, MI
Addition: We will also hold a 50-minute Michigan Specific Ethics Early Bird session.

Registration is now open!


CDL - NMU Truck Driving School

Registration now open! 

  • Session 1: April 8 - May 10, 2019
  • Session 2: May 20 - June 21, 2019
  • Session 3: July 8 - August 9, 2019
  • Session 4: August 19 - September 20, 2019

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

Register today for NMU Truck Driving School.


Effective Communication Training within the Workplace

  • Training postponed due to predicted inclement weather.
  • When: TBD
  • Where: NMU, Jacobetti Complex, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette, MI
  • Cost: $50 - 10% discount with four or more individuals from one company.
  • Presented by Anne Giroux

Call 906-227-1518 or email the registration form to conteduc@nmu.edu.


Career Exploration Summer Camps

Camps are complete for this season.  Watch for a new schedule in May 2019!


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

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