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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


Test Preparation

Let NMU's Test Prep programs help you prepare for these important tests!

GMAT Live-Online Course
GRE Live-Online Course

LSAT Live-Online Course

SAT Live-Online Course

ACT Live-Online Blitz

Praxis Core Math Prep Classes

All courses are held virtually.


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - February 5 & 6, 2021 - (Friday & Saturday) - Marquette

Continuing Education - February 15, 2021 - (Monday) - Iron River

Continuing Education - February 19, 2021 - (Friday) - Houghton

Continuing Education - February 22, 2021 - (Monday) - Escanaba

See the schedule for a complete listing of classes.


COVID-19 Educational Modules

Northern Michigan University faculty have produced a series of free self-paced online
educational modules on various topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic,
ranging from scientific aspects to impacts to communities, businesses, and families.



Free & live online. For more information or to schedule a course, email upcyber@nmu.edu 

Introductory Cisco Cybersecurity Courses

Free, online, and self-paced courses. Click on links to register. 

Intro to Cybersecurity (15 hours)

Cybersecurity Essentials (30 hours) 

Intro to Packet Tracer (10 hours) 

Linux (6-8 hours) 

Python (60-70 hours) 

IoT (20 hours) 

Entrepreneurship (15 hours) 


CDL - NMU Truck Driving School 

Session 1: May 2021. Session dates may be subject to changes

Session 2: June 2021. Session dates may be subject to changes

*If you are interested in attending a CDL session, please call (906)227-2103 or email conteduc@nmu.edu

NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 103, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

Register today for NMU Truck Driving School.



All classes will be by Zoom.

January 28, 2021 – USPAP & Law

February 5, 2021 – The Appraisal Process

February 24, 2021 – Past, Present & Future of the URAR (5-hour)

February 25, 2021 - Fair Housing and the Appraiser - Pending Approval

See the schedule for a complete listing. 

Additional classes will be added as available and approved.


MSHA - 8-hour - Refresher Training

When:   February 4, 2021
Where: Jacobetti Complex, room 124, Marquette
Time:    8:00 a.m. 
Cost:     $175

Register today!


Ethics and Pain Management Training

Watch for the next scheduled courses.


Motorcycle Safety Registration

2021 Registration will start on March 1, 2021.


CPA Continuing Education

Postponed until further notice. Check back in Spring of 2021 for possible classes. 


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.



April 2020 Newsletter

Training Opportunities

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

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

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