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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


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - November 2 & 3, 2018 (Friday - Saturday) - Hancock

CE - January 19, 2019 (Saturday) - Ishpeming

Beginning - February 1 & 2, 2019 (Friday - Saturday) - Marquette

CE - February 9, 2019 (Saturday) - Stephenson

CE - February 15, 2019 (Friday) - Marquette

CE - February 22, 2019 (Friday) - Escanaba


Social Work

Substance Abuse Ethics and Pain Management for Social Workers

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
  • Located at Jacobetti Complex, 2296 Sugarloaf Avenue, Marquette MI 49855
  • Cost is $65.00 & includes 5 SWCE hours in Ethics and 1 SWCE hour in Pain Management 
  • NMU provider number: 0044
  • MCBAP Approved
  • Register today for "Ethics and Pain Management"


CPA Course

When:    November 9, 2018
Time:     8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Where:  NMU - Jacobetti Complex - 2296 Sugarloaf Ave.
Cost:     $275
CPE Credits: up to 4 A & A Hours; up to 4 Ethics Hours
Course Level: Basic
Vendor: Albert Spalding; PLC
Title: Tax, Forensic Accounting & Ethics Update: Recent Cases & Controversies
To register or more information: https://store.micpa.org/product/83511



USPAP and MI Law - November 8, 2018 (Thursday) - Midland

USPAP and MI Law - November 10, 2018 (Saturday) - Kentwood

Complete schedule coming soon.


CDL - NMU Truck Driving School

Registration now open! 

  • Session 4:  March 18, 2019 - April 19, 2019

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

Register today for NMU Truck Driving School.



No classes scheduled at this time.

Let us know if you need training.


Motorcycle Safety Registration

Motorcycle classes are complete for the 2018 season.  

Online Registration will open on March 1, 2019.

NMU is looking for Motorcycle instructors in the Houghton, Iron Mountain & Menominee 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