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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


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.


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

CE - February 22, 2019 (Friday) - Escanaba

CE - March 16, 2019 (Saturday) - Gladstone

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

CE - April 27, 2019 (Saturday) - Escanaba

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



February 20, 2019 (Wednesday) - Grand Rapids - FHA Update 2018

February 21, 2019 (Thursday) - Grand Rapids - Identifying Comparable

February 22, 2019 (Friday) - Grand Rapids - Appraisal Review of Residential Properties

February 23, 2019 (Saturday) - Grand Rapids - Basic Construction Refresher

See Complete Schedule



HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher

  • When: Friday, March 8, 2019
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 124, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

HAZWOPER 24 Hour Technical

  • When: March 12, 2019 - March 14, 2019
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 124, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

HAZWOPER 40 Hour Full Initial

  • When: March 18, 2019 - March 22, 2019
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 124, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

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


CPA Course

Will reschedule for Spring, 2019.


CDL - NMU Truck Driving School

Registration now open! 

  • Session 4: April 8 - May 10, 2019

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

Register today for NMU Truck Driving School.


Motorcycle Safety Registration

Online Registration will open on March 1, 2019.

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!


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

Thank you to all who participated in the 2018 Learning to Lead Conference. We hope to see you all again next year! 
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